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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 ?
Suddenly she jumped up onto a tub to be higher than he, embraced him so that both her slender bare arms clasped him above his neck, and, tossing back her hair, kissed him full on the lips.
The two friends were crouching down, meantime, behind a tub in the side alley.
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.
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.
Reaching out for the dogs nearest him, he flung them in turn into the tub from which they had drunk.
Some one brought a lamp, and we peeped anxiously down, to see our own stupid Biddy sitting in the tub wringing her hands and wailing dismally.
A Tale of a Tub like The Battle of the Books is a satire, and Swift wrote it to show up the abuses of the Church.
And as he struggled and squirmed like an eel to escape from him, the Green Fisherman took a stout cord and tied him hand and foot, and threw him into the bottom of the tub with the others.
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!
On the farther side of the fence the old bee-keeper was shaving a hoop for a tub, and he did not see Levin.
This cave gave upon the sweetest little thing in coves, all deep blue water and honest rocks; and here I looked after the vineyard shipping, a pot-bellied tub with a brown sail, and a sort of dingy.
She crept from behind her tub into the twilight of the long attic, but just then she heard a quick foot-step on the stairs.