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noun as in container, often for liquids, with handle

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While McInnes’ chopper carries its water in a bucket, that’s not the only way to do it.

Kobe and Shaq butted heads, did their own things, got buckets and won three rings.

These are in the low-touch, high-growth bucket which is a good thing for us.

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A centrifuge simulates gravity through centri­fugal force — the effect that keeps water in the bottom of a bucket when you swing it over your head.

Another problem in this third bucket — it’s a big bucket — is when the person who designed the intervention and masterminded the initial trial can no longer be so involved once the program scales up to multiple locations.

An 18-year-old Swedish rapper/Internet meme has inspired legions of impressionable teens to get based in bucket hats.

Early one morning I was passing out hot water, when a man showed me a bucket of blood from his slashed wrists and asked for help.

Her solution: a bucket list of influential people and places to visit and photograph.

Somehow, their message has gone from lunch-bucket concerns to a date with Girls.

It was on a hike to the Grand Canyon at age 18 that Shattuck penned her first bucket list.

A fellow was dropt down in the bucket, and soon bawled out from the bottom, "I have found the punch-ladle, so wind me up."

A broken broom, covered with very ancient cobwebs, lay under one manger, and the remnants of a stable-bucket under another.

When the bucket came up full of water, the top was all yellow with dandelions.

If he has stolen a watering bucket or a harrow, he shall pay three shekels of silver.

With a bucket of water and a broomstick he beat out the fire, and went for a run to warm up.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bucket, such as: can, canister, cask, kettle, pail, and pot.

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