1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used.

2. A washing.

3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores.

(Science: chemical) bucking iron, a large circular boiler, or kier, used in bleaching. Bucking stool, a washing block.

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