Definitions for BATHbæθ, bɑθ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a washing or immersion of something, esp. the body, in water, steam, etc., as for cleansing or medical treatment.
a quantity of water or other liquid used for this purpose:
running a bath.
a container for water or other cleansing liquid, as a bathtub.
Ref: bathhouse .
Often, baths. one of the elaborate bathing establishments of the ancients.
Usu., baths. a town or resort visited for medical treatment by bathing or the like; spa.
a preparation, as an acid solution, in which something is immersed.
the container for such a preparation.
a device for controlling temperature by the use of a surrounding medium, as sand, water, or oil.
the state of being covered by a liquid, as perspiration.
(v.i.)Brit. to wash or soak in a bath.
Idioms for bath:
take a bath,Informal. to suffer a large financial loss.
Category: Idiom, Informal
* (batz, bӓtz, baths, bӓths).
Origin of bath:
bef. 900; ME; OE bæth, c. OFris beth, ON bath, OHG bad
an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure, equal to between 10 and 11 U.S. gallons (38 and 42 liters).
Category: Weights and Measures, Judaism
Origin of bath:
a city in Avon, in SW England: mineral springs. 84,300.
Category: Geography (places)
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"
you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
"he has a good bath every morning"
bathtub, bathing tub, bath, tub(noun)
a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains
a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
clean one's body by immersion into water
"The child should bathe every day"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the act of washing in a bathtub
The kids are taking a bath.
A city in Somerset, England, famous for its baths fed by a hot spring.
A secular Arab nationalist political party present in several countries in the Middle East, most prominently Iraq and Syria.
Abbreviated name for the w:Arab Socialist Baath Party, a secular Arab nationalist political party present in several countries in the Mid-East, most prominently Iraq and Syria.
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
water or other liquid for bathing
a receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash their bodies in water
a building containing an apartment or a series of apartments arranged for bathing
a medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air, through which heat is applied to a body
a solution in which plates or prints are immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution
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
a city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the largest town in Somerset, on the Avon; a cathedral city; a place of fashionable resort from the time of the Romans, on account of its hot baths and mineral waters, of which there are six springs; it was from 1704 to 1750 the scene of Beau Nash's triumphs; has a number of educational and other institutions, and a fine public park.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
(a) In electro-plating the solution used for depositing metal as contained in a vat or tank; as a silver, copper, or nickel bath used for plating articles with silver, copper, or nickel respectively. (b) In electro-therapeutics a bath with suitable arrangements, electrodes and connections for treating patients with electricity. It is termed an electric bath or electro-therapeutic bath.
Translations for BATH
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a large container for holding water in which to wash the whole body
I'll fill the bath with water for you.
- حَوْضٌ استِحْمامArabic
- banheiraPortuguese (BR)
- die BadewanneGerman
- وان حمامFarsi
- bak mandiIndonesian
- vasca da bagnoItalian
- tab mandiMalay
- وان حمامPersian
- هغه لوښي چي په هغه كي د غسل يا لمبېدني لپاره اوبه ويPashto
- 浴缸，浴盆Chinese (Trad.)
- نہانے کا ٹبUrdu
- bồn tắmVietnamese
- 浴缸，浴盆Chinese (Simp.)
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