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Definition of 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.
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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