Meaning of VAT in English

VAT

■ noun a large tank or tub used to hold liquid.

■ verb ( ~s , ~ting , ~ted ) place or treat in a ~.

Origin

ME: southern and western dialect var. of obs. fat 'container', of Gmc origin.

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