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bucketful

[buhk-it-foo l] /ˈbʌk ɪtˌfʊl/
noun, plural bucketfuls.
1.
the amount that a bucket can hold:
a bucketful of water.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; bucket + -ful
Usage note
See -ful.
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Examples for bucketful
  • Corporate insiders are dumping shares by the bucketful.
  • Toilets can be flushed by pouring a bucketful of water into the tank and using the handle or by pouring a bucketful into the bowl.
  • On a good night, you can easily catch a bucketful of fish.
  • For example, the liquid can be sprayed onto each bucketful of salt as it is placed in the truck.

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