Translation of tub in Spanish:

tub

cuba, n.

Pronunciation /təb//tʌb/

noun

  • 1

    (large vessel)
    (for holding liquids) cuba feminine
    (for washing clothes) tina feminine
    • A large selection of colourful bedding plants, tubs, window boxes and baskets, shrubs, roses, heathers, perennial plants, Ornamental and fruit trees will be on sale.
    • The two blueberries were a little more tricky, since they were already planted into their large tubs and well settled.
    • Over recent weeks the group have planted up flower tubs around the village, removed weeds and cared for flower beds and done some paintwork.
    • I spent a goodly proportion of yesterday working in the garden replanting some tubs and planting up some new ones.
    • Even the tiniest garden should have room for tubs planted with sweet-smelling herbs.
    • It is therefore suitable for trellises or arbors or for growing in pots or tubs with a balloon framework.
    • Generously scaled tubs and plants with architectural leaves in the foreground lend distance, in the same way as placing your hand to your face will make the background recede.
    • She grabbed a wooden wash tub and took a rag and lifted his shirt.
    • Finally, the pupils used six tubs to plant strawberry runners.
    • We also bought 4 windowboxes for the front of the house, and 4 tubs of bedding plants to put in them.
    • A nurse was standing nearby, holding a small tub of warm water.
    • The ones previously planted out into a tub are really growing well; the ones in the cold frame are still little.
    • Emily was sitting on a chair, next to the washtub, talking to Hannah, who was kneeling at the tub helping a girl bath.
    • The local committee has purchased a number of new tubs which have been planted over the weekend.
    • Even if you have only a small garden, growing them in tubs or large pots can be just as effective.
    • Be sure the bottom of the tub is clean and free of any soap residue.
    • I washed out two long tubs and planted 6 of my new strawberries in each, watered them in and put them right in the corner of the patio.
    • While herbaceous perennials are best grown together in a border, they work just as well grouped in patio tubs and pots.
    • Immediately prior to flooding, plant heights were measured and these heights were used to assign plants to tubs.
    • I started to unbutton my jacket as she stoked the fire around the tub of bath water.
    • If there are flowers planted in tubs or beds in your area we ask you to please help keep them watered regularly.
    • Baths were taken in tubs and emptied after use on shrubs in the courtyard.
    • Planted in a deep tub, within a couple of seasons it will reach for the sky and festoon your railings with its sweet scented flowers.
    • The compost can then be stored until you need it in an old dustbin, ready for use in pots, tubs, boxes and patio containers.
    • There are lots of summer flowering patio plants, garden flowers, trees, shrubs and all kinds of rose bushes, herbaceous plants, baskets, tubs and ceramic containers.
  • 2bathtub

    bañera feminine
    tina feminine Latin America
    bañadera feminine Argentina
  • 3

    (for ice cream, margarine)
    (gen de plástico) envase masculine
    tarrina feminine Spain
    • As part of their recycling efforts, Susannah and her young family separated all the glass and plastic bottles and plastic tubs into the green box.
    • Targeted towards kids, the gum balls are distributed in a 36-count plastic tub.
    • Hot food melts some plastics, such as margarine tubs, causing migration of package constituents.
    • Flexible margarine tubs or whipped topping containers will warp or melt and leach chemicals in the microwave.
    • Polypropylene plastics are used in margarine tubs, sour cream containers, ketchup bottles and other food containers.
    • This simple sauce will last for a week in the fridge, or make up a batch and freeze in little plastic tubs so you can whip up a fresh meal at any time.
    • Cardboard boxes are being replaced with plastic tubs, to deter mice, mud-wasps and suchlike.
    • Plastic lids also continue to impact the dairy-based spread and spreadable butter category, used on plastic tubs and containers.
    • We scooped up margarine tubs full of pond water and saw a host of living things in our little container.
    • Margarine tubs, yogurt & cottage cheese containers and egg cartons are fantastic for seed starting.
    • We do have a small fridge where we could store fresh milk but it's shared between more than 100 people and it's already full of plastic tubs of salad.
    • Butter has been stored and shipped in wooden barrels, casks, tubs, and eventually paraffin paper and parchment.
    • Seal the drying salt in an airtight container such as a glass jar or plastic tub.
    • Regular, light and fat-free sour creams in conveniently sized plastic tubs are also available.
    • In no time at all, I could untangle the mess as well as designing and making a superb drawer organiser from old egg boxes and margarine tubs.
    • I've mentioned that the modern packaging has the petits suisses stored in little plastic tubs, but you have probably noticed it is not the case on the picture above.
  • 4informal, humorous

    (boat, ship)
    chalana feminine
    (small) cascarón de nuez masculine
    • You'd think they would be wise and paint their boats, but they pick out the worst old tubs for their rum ships.
    • It hit their little boat so hard that the wooden tub shattered on contact and blew all four friends onto the shore.
    • I decided to check out this new boat even though I was looking forward to travelling the 2 hours on the old tub just like the old days.
    • This tub could make only about eight or nine knots (nautical miles per hour).
    • The old tub, carrying a load of oil pregnant with toxins and separated from the sea by a single layer of metal, should never have been allowed to leave the Baltic Sea.