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Bowl vs. Tub

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Bowlnoun

A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.

Tubnoun

A flat-bottomed vessel, of width similar to or greater than its height, used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.

‘He bought a tub of lard to roast the potatoes in.’;

Bowlnoun

As much as is held by a bowl.

‘You can’t have any more soup – you’ve had three bowls already.’;

Tubnoun

The contents or capacity of such a vessel.

‘He added a tub of margarine to the stew.’;

Bowlnoun

A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.

Tubnoun

A bathtub.

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Bowlnoun

The round hollow part of anything.

‘Direct the cleaning fluid around the toilet bowl and under the rim.’;

Tubnoun

A slow-moving craft.

Bowlnoun

The part of a spoon that holds content, as opposed to the handle.

Tubnoun

Any structure shaped like a tub, such as a certain old form of pulpit, a short broad boat, etc.

Bowlnoun

A part of a pipe or bong packed with marijuana for smoking

‘Let's smoke a bowl!’;

Tubnoun

A small cask.

‘a tub of gin’;

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Bowlnoun

(typography) A rounded portion of a glyph that encloses empty space, as in the letters d and o.

Tubnoun

Any of various historically designated quantities of goods to be sold by the tub (butter, oysters, etc).

Bowlnoun

A round crater (or similar) in the ground.

Tubnoun

(mining) A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft.

Bowlnoun

An elliptical-shaped stadium or amphitheater resembling a bowl.

Tubnoun

(obsolete) A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.

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Bowlnoun

(American football) A postseason football competition, a bowl game (i.e. Rose Bowl, Super Bowl)

Tubnoun

(slang) A corpulent or obese person.

Bowlnoun

The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.

Tubverb

(transitive) To plant, set, or store in a tub.

‘to tub a plant’;

Bowlnoun

The action of bowling a ball.

Tubverb

(ambitransitive) To bathe in a tub.

Bowlnoun

The game of bowls.

Tubnoun

An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, - used for various purposes.

Bowlverb

(transitive) To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.

Tubnoun

The amount which a tub contains, as a measure of quantity; as, a tub of butter; a tub of camphor, which is about 1 cwt., etc.

Bowlverb

(intransitive) To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).

Tubnoun

Any structure shaped like a tub: as, a certain old form of pulpit; a short, broad boat, etc., - often used jocosely or opprobriously.

‘All being took up and busied, some in pulpits and some in tubs, in the grand work of preaching and holding forth.’;

Bowlverb

To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels.

‘We were bowled rapidly along the road.’;

Tubnoun

A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.

Bowlverb

To pelt or strike with anything rolled.

Tubnoun

A small cask; as, a tub of gin.

Bowlnoun

A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc.

‘Brought them food in bowls of basswood.’;

Tubnoun

A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft; - so called by miners.

Bowlnoun

Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.

Tubverb

To plant or set in a tub; as, to tub a plant.

Bowlnoun

The contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.

Tubverb

To make use of a bathing tub; to lie or be in a bath; to bathe.

‘Don't we all tub in England ?’;

Bowlnoun

The hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.

Tubnoun

a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

Bowlnoun

A ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled.

Tubnoun

a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

Bowlnoun

An ancient game, popular in Great Britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.

‘Like an uninstructed bowler, . . . who thinks to attain the jack by delivering his bowl straightforward upon it.’;

Tubnoun

the amount that a tub will hold;

‘a tub of water’;

Bowlnoun

The game of tenpins or bowling.

Tubnoun

a wide, open, deep, typically round container with a flat bottom used for holding liquids, growing plants, etc.

‘a rainwater tub’;

Bowlverb

To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.

‘Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel,And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven.’;

Tubnoun

a small plastic or cardboard container in which food is bought or stored

‘a margarine tub’;

Bowlverb

To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.

Tubnoun

the contents of a tub or the amount it can contain

‘she ate a tub of yogurt’;

Bowlverb

To pelt or strike with anything rolled.

‘Alas, I had rather be set quick i' the earth,And bowled to death with turnips’;

Tubnoun

a washtub.

Bowlverb

To play with bowls.

Tubnoun

a bath

‘a soak in the tub’;

Bowlverb

To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.

Tubnoun

a container for conveying ore, coal, etc.

‘they are loading the coal into tubs for transportation’;

Bowlverb

To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.

Tubnoun

a short, broad boat that handles awkwardly

‘the old tub's in need of a refit’;

Bowlnoun

a round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food

Tubverb

plant in a tub

‘tubbed fruit trees’;

Bowlnoun

a concave shape with an open top

Tubverb

wash or bathe in or as in a tub or bath

‘even your formal evening gown can be tubbed’;

Bowlnoun

a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods

Tubverb

have a bath

‘she's revolting—she doesn't tub’;

Bowlnoun

the quantity contained in a bowl

Bowlnoun

a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

Bowlnoun

a wooden ball (with flattened sides) used in the game of bowls

Bowlnoun

a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

Bowlverb

roll (a ball)

Bowlverb

engage in the sport of bowling;

‘My parents like to bowl on Friday nights’;

Bowlnoun

a round, deep dish or basin used for food or liquid

‘a mixing bowl’; ‘a sugar bowl’;

Bowlnoun

the contents of a bowl

‘they ate huge bowls of steaming spaghetti’;

Bowlnoun

a decorative round dish awarded as a prize in a competition

‘the McGeorge Rose Bowl’;

Bowlnoun

a rounded, concave part of an object

‘the bowl of a spoon’; ‘a toilet bowl’;

Bowlnoun

a pipe used to smoke marijuana, or the contents of such a pipe

‘hey, you wanna smoke a bowl with us?’;

Bowlnoun

a natural basin.

Bowlnoun

a stadium for sporting or musical events

‘the Hollywood Bowl’;

Bowlnoun

an American football game played after the regular season between leading teams

‘their last four bowl games’; ‘Pro Bowl’;

Bowlnoun

a wooden or hard rubber ball, slightly asymmetrical so that it runs on a curved course, used in the game of bowls.

Bowlnoun

a large ball with indentations for gripping, used in tenpin bowling.

Bowlnoun

a wooden ball or disc used in playing skittles.

Bowlnoun

a spell or turn of bowling in cricket.

Bowlverb

roll (a ball or other round object) along the ground

‘she snatched her hat off and bowled it ahead of her’;

Bowlverb

(of a bowler) propel (the ball) with a straight arm towards the batsman, typically in such a way that the ball bounces once

‘Sobers bowled to Willis’; ‘Lillee bowled another bouncer’;

Bowlverb

dismiss (a batsman) by knocking down the wicket with the ball which one has bowled

‘Stewart was bowled for 33’;

Bowlverb

get an entire team out

‘they bowled Lancashire out for 143’;

Bowlverb

move rapidly and smoothly in a specified direction

‘they bowled along the country roads’;

Bowl

A bowl is a round dish or container typically used to prepare and serve food. The interior of a bowl is characteristically shaped like a spherical cap, with the edges and the bottom forming a seamless curve.

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