vat: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vat), [key]
— n., v., vat•ted, vat•ting.
  1. a large container, as a tub or tank, used for storing or holding liquids: a wine vat.
    1. a preparation containing an insoluble dye converted by reduction into a soluble leuco base.
    2. a vessel containing such a preparation.
  1. to put into or treat in a vat.


Pronunciation: [key]
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Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Vatican.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • vat (Thesaurus)