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tub

1. a clumsy slow boat or ship
2. Informal (in rowing) a heavy wide boat used for training novice oarsmen

TUB.

On drawings, abbr. for tubing.

TUB

Technische Universita't Berlin. (Berlin technical university).
References in classic literature ?
and she led him into the conservatory to the place among the tubs where she had been hiding.
She grew confused, glanced round, and, seeing the doll she had thrown down on one of the tubs, picked it up.
The two friends were crouching down, meantime, behind a tub in the side alley.
Reaching out for the dogs nearest him, he flung them in turn into the tub from which they had drunk.
The trooper, without remarking on this welcome, follows into the musical-instrument shop, where the lady places her tub of greens upon the counter, and having shaken hands with him, rests her arms upon it.
George in the face with a head of greens and taking her tub into the little room behind the shop.
She done out a tub of clothes on Monday, but she starched 'em afore they was wrenched, and blued a pink calico dress till I thought I should a died a laughin.
The cod moved along as though they were alive, and long ere Harvey had ceased wondering at the miraculous dexterity of it all, his tub was full.
Down below, the rasping sound of rough salt rubbed on rough flesh sounded like the whirring of a grindstone - a steady undertune to the "click-nick" of the knives in the pen; the wrench and schloop of torn heads, dropped liver, and flying offal; the "caraaah" of Uncle Salters's knife scooping away backbones; and the flap of wet, opened bodies falling into the tub.
He used to come out from Naples for the week-ends--in the tub when it wasn't too rough for his nerves--and he didn't always come alone.
Rather will I sit in a tub under a closed heaven, rather will I sit in the abyss without heaven, than see thee, thou luminous heaven, tainted with passing clouds!
The sailors at the fore and mizzen had come down; the line tubs were fixed in their places; the cranes were thrust out; the mainyard was backed, and the three boats swung over the sea like three samphire baskets over high cliffs.