Meaning of BUCKET in English


noun the valved piston of a lifting pump.

2. bucket ·add. ·vt to ride (a horse) hard or mercilessly.

3. bucket ·noun a vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, ·etc.

4. bucket ·add. ·vt to pour over from a bucket; to drench.

5. bucket ·add. ·vt to draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets; as, to bucket water.

6. bucket ·noun a vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.

7. bucket ·add. ·vt to make, or cause to make (the recovery), with a certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body.

8. bucket ·noun 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.

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