Definition of twin-tub in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪntʌb/


(Of a washing machine) having two separate top-loading drums, one for washing and the other for spin-drying.
Example sentences
  • I'd have to agree - the last time I went proper sledging I was at school, and I was sledging down steep, snow-covered hills on the lid of an old twin-tub electric washing machine. Man that lid was fast.
  • She does her washing there, in the twin-tub machine she got for next to nothing through the classified ads in the paper.


A twin-tub washing machine.
Example sentences
  • This Fabric Conditioner can be used in automatics and twin-tubs and is great for conditioning delicate and hand wash only fabrics.
  • In 1977 a third of washing machines were top loaders or twin-tubs.

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