- a preparation containing an insoluble dye converted by reduction into a soluble leuco base.
- a vessel containing such a preparation.
Origin of vat
OTHER WORDS FROM vatun·vat·ted, adjective
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How to use vat in a sentence
When that garbage is diverted into a vat of energy-producing soup, it becomes a penny earned.
It filled my head, that muttering sound, like thick oily smoke from a fat-rendering vat or an odour of noisome decay.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He kills his own son in cold blood (or in a vat of hot macadamia butter, to be specific).American Dreams, 1993: The Road to Wellville by T. Coraghessan Boyle|Nathaniel Rich|October 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Burning a girl alive while her father watches or cooking a severed head into a vat of chili?Why the ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Premiere Was Gratuitous and Horrifying and Totally Awesome|Paula Szuchman|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And, also, there ought to be no other forms of taxation, like a national sales tax or a VAT tax or what have you.
But my faver says it's un-man-ly to be always kissing, and I did n't fink you'd do vat, Coppy.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Acid fumes escaping under the vat lids made the haze and seared the man's throat.
The vat contained an acid powerful enough to destroy anything—except gold.
Oof you hatn't done vat you dit, I bed you somet'ing der modor-car vould haf peen a lot oof junk.
Und der feller vat hat it didn't vant it, or he vouldn't haf let it go.