verb (used with object), tubbed, tub·bing.
verb (used without object), tubbed, tub·bing.
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To mimic these conditions in the lab, the researchers added nutrients to spur bacterial growth in the tubs in which the animals were living.Choked by bacteria, some starfish are turning to goo|Erin Garcia de Jesus|February 8, 2021|Science News For Students
Then, there’s one with about 60 percent Earth’s density, still fluffy enough to float if you could put it in a tub of water, and the final planet is Jupiter-like.Two exoplanet families redefine what planetary systems can look like|Lisa Grossman|February 5, 2021|Science News
Even if we slow the flow of water to a trickle, the tub will eventually fill up and water will come spilling out onto the floor.Bill Gates: Here's a Formula That Explains Where We Need to Invest in Climate Innovation|Bill Gates|January 22, 2021|Time
If you create a nightly routine of keeping your phone out of sight and out of mind while you’re in the tub, you may be able to disrupt your instinct to check it or think about notifications—allowing you to actually calm down.To take the most relaxing bath ever, add some healthy tips|Rachel Feltman|January 3, 2021|Popular Science
So obviously, the following should be taken with a tub of salt.TV networks cut costs to confront shrinking profits amid streaming shift|Tim Peterson|November 11, 2020|Digiday
On one summer lunch hour, Donna Ann Levonuk, 50, lifted a tub of diaper cream priced at $43.98—and then stashed it in her purse.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tub used in the birth was not approved for medical use and is difficult to disinfect.
This past winter, my partner and I rented a small house in rural Vermont with a gorgeous clawfoot tub.
My partner got in the “tub” first and I leaned back on her so she could give me the old reacharound.
Foul-mouthed chauvinist who flirted with chicks in a hot tub or celebrity-friendly sociopolitical satirist?Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Very soon afterwards a mollusca had been captured, and placed in a tub filled with sea water.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
I wore it 'bout fifty years, den it got so thin dat I lost it one day in de wash tub when I was washin' clothes.
The nurse should not touch the outside of the tub with infected articles while putting these in the disinfectant.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
One of the most curious sights of Madrid is the great wash-tub of the Manzanares.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
It was as big as a tub, and the golden spoon in the saucer beside the cup was so heavy the boy could scarcely lift it.The Tin Woodman of Oz|L. Frank Baum
British Dictionary definitions for tub
- a small vehicle on rails for carrying loads in a mine
- a container for lifting coal or ore up a mine shaft; skip