Pronunciation: båth; 61
n.1.The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for purposes of cleanliness, comfort, health, etc., to water, vapor, hot air, or the like; as, a cold or a hot bath; a medicated bath; a steam bath; a hip bath.
2.Water or other liquid for bathing.
3.A receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash their bodies in water.
4.A building containing an apartment or a series of apartments arranged for bathing.
5.(Chem.) A medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air, through which heat is applied to a body.
6.(Photog.) A solution in which plates or prints are immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution.
Douche bath
See Douche.
Order of the Bath
a high order of British knighthood, composed of three classes, viz., knights grand cross, knights commanders, and knights companions, abbreviated thus: G. C. B., K. C. B., K. B.
Russian bath
a kind of vapor bath which consists in a prolonged exposure of the body to the influence of the steam of water, followed by washings and shampooings.
Turkish bath
a kind of bath in which a profuse perspiration is produced by hot air, after which the body is washed and shampooed.
Bath house
a house used for the purpose of bathing; - also a small house, near a bathing place, where a bather undresses and dresses.
1.A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.
1.A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects.
Bath brick
a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal, etc.
Bath chair
a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids at Bath.
Bath metal
an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces of zinc and one pound of copper.
- Dickens.
Bath note
a folded writing paper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches.
Bath stone
a species of limestone (oölite) found near Bath, used for building.
Noun1.Bathbath - a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it); "she soaked the etching in an acid bath"
2.bath - you soak your body in a bathtub; "he has a good bath every morning"
3.Bathbath - a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
Synonyms: bathing tub, bathtub, tub
4.bath - an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
5.Bath - a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains
6.Bathbath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bath or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
Synonyms: bathroom
Verb1.bath - clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should bathe every day"
Synonyms: bathe
To dream that you are taking a bath, signifies a cleansing of your outer and inner self and a washing away of difficult times. This dream may also be symbolic of ridding yourself of old ideas, notions, opinions, and other negativities. Your dream may be pointing toward forgiveness and letting go.Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Russian bath, Swedish bath, Turkish bath, acid bath, affusion, aquamanile, aspergation, aspersion, automatic dishwasher, bagnio, balneae, balneum, baptism, basin, bathe, bathhouse, bathing, bathroom, baths, bathtub, bedewing, bidet, caldarium, cold shower, dampening, damping, deluge, dewing, dishpan, dishwasher, douche, drowning, ewer, finger bowl, fixing bath, flooding, hip bath, hosing, hosing down, humidification, hummum, immersion, inundation, irrigation, kitchen sink, lavabo, lavatory, laving, mercury bath, mikvah, moistening, needle bath, piscina, plunge bath, public baths, rest room, rinsing, sauna, sauna bath, sheep dip, shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room, shower stall, showers, sink, sitz bath, spa, sparging, spattering, splashing, splattering, sponge, sponge bath, spraying, sprinkling, steam room, submersion, sudarium, sudatorium, swashing, sweat bath, sweat room, tepidarium, thermae, wash barrel, wash boiler, washbasin, washbowl, washdish, washer, washing machine, washing pot, washpot, washroom, washstand, washtub, watering, watering place, wetting, whirlpool bath
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