A bucket it’s a Cube: a container which, in its upper sector, has a folding handle to facilitate your transfer. Buckets are usually in the shape of an inverted and truncated cone.

BucketBeing concave, the buckets are suitable for the storage and transport of liquids. Also known as buckets, these utensils are usually made with plastic, although there are also metal buckets.

It is believed that the first buckets were used in the Ancient Rome, according to different archaeological findings. Those buckets were used to move came or Water. In fact, for a long time buckets were indispensable to carry water from wells and fountains to conservation containers located in towns and cities, such as cisterns and barrels.

Currently, the most common buckets are those with a capacity of five liters. Anyway, there are bigger and smaller ones. Buckets are often used to store water that is used for washing or cleaning, for example.

There are buckets, on the other hand, that are used for children to play in the Beach. These small buckets allow water and sand to be carried and help in the construction of typical castles.

The term bucket, finally, is used in several adverbial phrases. In this case, the etymological root is considered to be in classical Arabic bāṭil, which translates as “Useless” or “Worthless”. What is done “for nothing”, then, it is in vain, while that which is “bucket” does not have cost, price, cause or motive.