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vat is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of vat in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… putting it in this big vat of water with …”
meanings of vat
A square, hollow place on the back of a calcining furnace, where tin ore is laid to dry.
Initialism of value added tax.
Initialism of Vigilance awareness training.
A liquid measure and dry measure; especially, a liquid measure in Belgium and Holland, corresponding to the hectolitre of the metric system, which contains 22.01 imperial gallons, or 26.4 standard gallons in the United States.
A vessel for holding holy water.
A large tub, such as is used for making wine or for tanning.
To blend (wines or spirits) in a vat; figuratively, to mix or blend elements as if with wines or spirits.