Definition of Buckets

1. Noun. (plural of bucket) ¹



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Definition of Buckets

1. bucket [v] - See also: bucket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckets

bucket seat
bucket seats
bucket shop
bucket shops
bucketball
bucketed
bucketed down
bucketful
bucketfuls
bucketing
bucketing down
bucketless
bucketlike
bucketload
bucketloads
buckets (current term)
buckets down
bucketsful
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie

Literary usage of Buckets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Belt Conveyors and Belt Elevators by Frederic Valerius Hetzel (1922)
"Hence it happens that when wide stiff buckets are fastened to a belt of the same width the ... Instead of using malleable-iron or stiff steel buckets, say, ..."

2. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"Lifting dragline buckets. Hoist buckets are suspended from derricks, cableways, ... Either wooden " skips " or iron buckets are filled with earth by ..."

3. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"In Boston every housekeeper had to own a fire-ladder ; and ladders and buckets were kept in the church. Salem kept its "fire-buckets and hook'd poles" in ..."

4. Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics by James Ferguson (1814)
"On the formation of buckets, and the proper velocity of overshot wheels. Let JM\t be part of the shrouding or ring of buckets of an overshot wheel; ..."

5. State Geological Survey of Kansas. [Reports] by Kansas Geological Survey (1904)
"WKAR OF ELEVATOR buckets. The wear of elevator buckets varies with the size, ... Life of dirt elevator buckets 5 to 10 weeks. Life of tailings elevator ..."

6. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1826)
"CHAIN OF buckets. THIS is applicable in many situations where there is a ... The buckets C, D, G, H, &c. must be connected by several chains to avoid the ..."

7. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1904)
"WBAR OF ELEVATOR buckets. The wear of elevator buckets varies with the size, ... Life of dirt elevator buckets 5 to 10 weeks. Life of tailings elevator ..."

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