Vat Meaning and Definition

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Vat meaning

Word: Vat

How to pronounce: væt



1. A large tank or tub used to hold liquid, especially in industry.

Example sentences: "A vat of hot tar"

2. 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 color being obtained on subsequent oxidation in the fabric fibers.

Example sentences: "But she said people like the natural vat dyes better, such as indigofera, morinda fruit and root, cashew leaf and teak."

Transitive verb


1. Place or treat in a vat.

Example sentences: "The grapes are vatted for between 15 and 21 days and then aged in small barrels"



1. Value added tax.



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Vat in Other Languages...

Spanish: IVA

German: Mehrwertsteuer

French: TVA

Italian: IVA

Turkish: KDV


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