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Definition of Bucket

Bucket

  1. A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
  2. A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
  3. One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
  4. The valved piston of a lifting pump.
  5. To draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets; as, to bucket water.
  6. To pour over from a bucket; to drench.
  7. To ride (a horse) hard or mercilessly.
  8. To make, or cause to make (the recovery), with a certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body.

Bucket Quotations

Listen, I must be 110 by now. Granny is going to kick the bucket at some point.
Maggie Smith

From pink water bottles for breast cancer to dumping a bucket of ice water on your head for neuromuscular conditions, it seems we're bombarded by requests to be 'aware' of one thing or another.
Stella Young

I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.
Carl Sandburg

Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.
Percy Ross

Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
Jim Rohn
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Bucket Translations

bucket in Danish is spand
bucket in Dutch is emmer
bucket in French is seau
bucket in German is Schaufel, Eimer, Eimer
bucket in Italian is secchio
bucket in Portuguese is balde, cubeta
bucket in Spanish is balde, cubo
bucket in Swedish is hink
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