- a roughly cylindrical open container with a handle, made of metal or plastic and used to hold and carry liquids；the contents of a bucket or the amount it can contain
- rain heavily；(of a vehicle) move quickly and jerkily
verb: bucket, 3rd person present: buckets, gerund or present participle: bucketing, past tense: bucketed, past participle: bucketed
noun: bucket, plural noun: buckets
- 1. a roughly cylindrical open container with a handle, made of metal or plastic and used to hold and carry liquids a bucket and spade an ice bucket
- ▪ the contents of a bucket or the amount it can contain she emptied a bucket of water over them
- ▪ informal large quantities of something, especially liquid I wept buckets
- ▪ a compartment on the outer edge of a waterwheel the Laxey wheel had 168 buckets, each holding 24 gallons
- ▪ the scoop of a dredger or grain elevator as the chain turns the buckets bite into the canal bed and scoop out the mud
- ▪ a scoop attached to the front of a loader, digger, or tractor.
- 2. a unit of data that can be transferred from a backing store in a single operation.
- 1. British informal rain heavily it was still bucketing down 同義詞
- 2. informal (of a vehicle) move quickly and jerkily the car came bucketing out of a side road 同義詞