Definition Of bucket


(of a vehicle) move quickly and jerkily.

the car came bucketing out of a side road

a roughly cylindrical open container, typically made of metal or plastic, with a handle, used to hold and carry liquids or other material.

Sections of bamboo or plastic buckets are used to carry water from nearby streams for cooking and washing.

a unit of data that can be transferred from secondary storage in a single operation.

These caches can be thought of as simple hardware hash tables with fixed size buckets and no chaining, as shown in Figure 1.

rain heavily.

it was still bucketing down

Example Of bucket

  • a bucket and spade

  • A bucket of soapy water, 7 bar towels and 2 rolls of paper towels later, the task was done.

  • A full investigation has been launched after a workman suffered severe arm injuries when he was crushed by a bucket on a digger at a recycling centre.

  • After he'd checked out the next morning he called the police on a payphone and told them he'd seen a boy out by the fields carrying a bucket and a packet of matches.

  • An ambulance spokesman told how the man was working in an eight-foot deep trench fitting pipes when a digger bucket fell on him.

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