Definition for vatting (2 of 2)
- a preparation containing an insoluble dye converted by reduction into a soluble leuco base.
- a vessel containing such a preparation.
verb (used with object), vat·ted, vat·ting.
Origin of vat
Examples from the Web for vatting
The vatting might be suppressed if the apples were so comminuted as to give out their juice more readily.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
By employing more efficient crushing machinery this system of vatting is rendered quite unnecessary.
British Dictionary definitions for vatting (1 of 2)
verb vats, vatting or vatted
Word Origin for vat
British Dictionary definitions for vatting (2 of 2)
abbreviation for (in Britain)
Word Origin and History for vatting
early 13c., southern variant (see V) of Old English fæt "container, vat," from Proto-Germanic *fatan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse fat, Old Frisian fet, Middle Dutch, Dutch vat, Old High German faz, German faß).