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vatman

[ vat-muhn ]

noun

, Papermaking.
, plural vat·men.
  1. the worker who shakes the pulp onto the wire.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of vatman1

First recorded in 1830–40; vat + man

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Example Sentences

Grasping the mold by two opposite sides, the vatman submerged the mold in the water; then raised it out, holding it level.

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