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Bucket Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a roughly cylindrical that is vessel open at the top
  • the quantity contained in a bucket
  • carry in a bucket
  • put into a bucket

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top ,
  • the quantity contained in a bucket

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Bucket Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A bucket is a container with a wide open top and a handle that is mainly used for carrying liquids. In some cases, solids may also be carried in a bucket (like sand which is hard to carry in your hands).

Some buckets are used for work, and some more for leisure, as seen here . A bucket used for work is often made of a strong material such as iron or steel and is used to carry things like coal or soil. A bucket used for leisure, e.g. for making sandcastles, is normally made of plastic.

In rare cases, a bucket may be worn as a piece of clothing, people may wear a bucket on their heads for humorous reasons. Buckethead is a famous example of this.

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'Bucket' example sentence in quotations

* I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes. - Carl Sandburg

* Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. - Swedish Proverb

* It is occasionally possible to charge hell with a bucket of water, but against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. - Doris Fleeson

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