twin-tub

twin-tub

n
a type of washing machine that has two revolving drums, one for washing and the other for spin-drying
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twin-tub

[ˈtwɪnˈtʌb] Nlavadora f de dos tambores
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There is some advantage in this; because these twin-tubs being so small they fit more readily into the boat, and do not strain it so much; whereas, the American tub, nearly three feet in diameter and of proportionate depth, makes a rather bulky freight for a craft whose planks are but one half-inch in thickness; for the bottom of the whale-boat is like critical ice, which will bear up a considerable distributed weight, but not very much of a concentrated one.
In fact, Sharp has released a variety of Washing Machine products fit for everyone's different needs from Washer, Dryer, Twin-Tub, Fully-Automatic to their newest Front-load Inverter Washing Machine.
The service was ultimately replaced by the new laundrettes and later by the twin-tub washing machines."
Toshiba Corporation ("Toshiba") today announced that it has reached agreement with China-based Skyworth on the sale of PT Toshiba Consumer Products Indonesia, Toshiba Groups Indonesian manufacturing base for TVs and twin-tub washing machines.
Instead of a beat, it's a swishing sound, like a twin-tub washing machine.
Brendan's helped by his neighbour Sheila, who bought her first twin-tub thanks to a win on the football pools, and by fellow expert Marty, who attempts to make Formica and blast-freeze some chickens.
My mother took me to the laundrette before I went away because we used something called a twin-tub at home so I had actually never seen a fully automated machine but I doubt that is true of today's young who clearly have simply never had to do the washing.
Widow Twankey is a hilarious cross between Dot Cotton and Lily Savage, chasing after any man with a pulse whilst operating her old fashioned launderette complete with twin-tub and mangle.
GOLDEN YEARS: Workers unveil Hoover's new twin-tub washing machine in 1981
THE big star asked the man to make him a guitar and when this was done, the star paid the man pounds 90 which his wife used to buy their first Hoovermatic twin-tub washing-machine.
'There was one guy who called himself John from Abergavenny who would ring in every night to share his obsession with twin-tub washing machines,' laughs Wales' formerly youngest broadcaster, having come to the business at the tender age of 16.