Noun Vatting Definition and Examples







A large tank or tub used to hold liquid, especially in industry.
  1. 'The remake of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory was thrown into chaos on Wednesday when a worker dropped a $540,000 camera lens in a vat of chocolate.'
  2. 'Because of a faulty rail, he fell into a vat of boiling liquid and died three weeks later from his burns.'
  3. 'In the small town of Seligman, we had a prodigious breakfast at Lilo's Cafe: eggs over-easy, hash-browns, sausage and bacon and a vat of coffee.'
  4. 'A man who was so sure he would die after falling into a vat of caustic soda that he drew up his will is now recovering at home with his wife'
  5. 'Called Raspberry Tart Ale, it introduces Oregon raspberries to the brew which is then fermented spontaneously in large oak vats, giving this liquid dessert incredible color and bouquet.'
  6. 'I tucked into a vat of some of the best seafood chowder I've had for a long while, complete with huge chunks of fish.'
  7. 'A furniture stripper who fell into a vat of caustic soda has regained consciousness with his sight intact.'
  8. 'Specifically, the milk flows into one of nine automated cheese vats, each producing a vat of cheese every 20 minutes.'
A water-insoluble dye, such as indigo, that is applied to a fabric in a reducing bath which converts it to a soluble form, the colour being obtained on subsequent oxidation in the fabric fibres.
  1. 'But she said people like the natural vat dyes better, such as indigofera, morinda fruit and root, cashew leaf and teak.'


Place or treat in a vat.
  1. 'The SWA is worried producers may have to reveal secrets about each individual spirit that goes into blended whiskies and vatted malts.'
  2. 'The last own label whisky I tasted from Asda was awful, but this vatted Islay (a mixture from several distilleries, though they're not saying which) is faultless in quality and price. -'
  3. 'To mark its 175th anniversary, Talisker is issuing a limited edition, specially vatted malt from a few carefully selected casks.'
  4. 'On the face of it, Diageo's decision to change its Cardhu single malt into a vatted or pure malt seems no big deal.'

Pronunciation /vat//viːeɪˈtiː/

Value added tax.
    ((p. pr. & vb. n.) of Vat)

    Middle English: southern and western dialect variant of obsolete fat ‘container’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vat and German Fass.

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