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Gat vs. Vat

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Gatnoun

A Gatling gun.

Vatnoun

A large tub, such as is used for making wine or for tanning.

Gatnoun

Any type of gun, usually a pistol.

Vatnoun

A square, hollow place on the back of a calcining furnace, where tin ore is laid to dry.

Gatnoun

A guitar

Vatnoun

(Roman Catholic) A vessel for holding holy water.

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Gatnoun

An opening between sandbanks; a strait.

Vatnoun

(dated) A liquid measure and dry measure; especially, a liquid measure in Belgium and Holland, corresponding to the hectolitre of the metric system, which contains 22.01 imperial gallons, or 26.4 standard gallons in the United States. (The old Dutch grain vat averaged 0.762 Winchester bushel. The old London coal vat contained 9 bushels. The solid-measurement vat of Amsterdam contains 40 cubic feet; the wine vat, 241.57 imperial gallons, and the vat for olive oil, 225.45 imperial gallons.)

Gatnoun

A traditional Korean hat made of horsehair, once worn by married gentlemen.

Vatverb

(transitive) To put into a vat.

Gatverb

(slang) To shoot someone with a pistol or other handheld firearm.

Vatverb

(transitive) To blend (wines or spirits) in a vat; figuratively, to mix or blend elements as if with wines or spirits.

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Gat

imp. of Get.

Vatnoun

A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding liquors in an immature state, chemical preparations for dyeing, or for tanning, or for tanning leather, or the like.

‘Let him produce his vats and tubs, in opposition to heaps of arms and standards.’;

Gatnoun

a gangster's pistol

Vatnoun

A measure for liquids, and also a dry measure; especially, a liquid measure in Belgium and Holland, corresponding to the hectoliter of the metric system, which contains 22.01 imperial gallons, or 26.4 standard gallons in the United States.

Vatnoun

A wooden tub for washing ores and mineral substances in.

Vatnoun

A vessel for holding holy water.

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Vatverb

To put or transfer into a vat.

Vatnoun

a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production

Vatnoun

a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

Vatnoun

a large tank or tub used to hold liquid, especially in industry

‘a vat of hot tar’;

Vatnoun

a water-insoluble dye, such as indigo, that is applied to a fabric in a reducing bath which converts it to a soluble form, the colour being obtained on subsequent oxidation in the fabric fibres.

Vatverb

place or treat in a vat

‘the grapes are vatted for between 15 and 21 days and then aged in small barrels’;

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