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Definitions for bathtub
ˈbæθˌtʌb, ˈbɑθ-bath·tub

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bathtub, bathing tub, bath, tubnoun

    a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

Wiktionary

  1. bathtubnoun

    A large container for holding water in which a person may bathe (take a bath).

Wikipedia

  1. Bathtub

    A bathtub, also known simply as a bath or tub, is a container for holding water in which a person or animal may bathe. Most modern bathtubs are made of thermoformed acrylic, porcelain-enameled steel or cast iron, or fiberglass-reinforced polyester. A bathtub is usually placed in a bathroom, either as a stand-alone fixture or in conjunction with a shower. Modern bathtubs have overflow and waste drains and may have taps mounted on them. They are usually built-in, but may be free-standing or sometimes sunken. Until acrylic thermoforming technology permitted other shapes, virtually all bathtubs used to be roughly rectangular. Bathtubs are commonly white in color, although many other colors can be found. Two main styles are common:

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  1. bathtub

    A bathtub is a large container or fixture often made of porcelain, acrylic, or fiberglass, designed to hold water in which a person can bathe. It is commonly installed in bathrooms and is equipped with a drain and faucets to control the flow and temperature of the water. Some varieties may also include features like jets for a whirlpool effect or a showerhead for dual functionality.

Wikidata

  1. Bathtub

    A bath, bathtub, or tub is a large container for holding water in which a person may bathe. Most modern bathtubs are made of acrylic or fiberglass, but alternatives are available in enamel over steel or cast iron, and occasionally waterproof finished wood. A bathtub is usually placed in a bathroom either as a stand-alone fixture or in conjunction with a shower. Modern bathtubs have overflow and waste drains and may have taps mounted on them. They may be built-in or free standing or sometimes sunken. Until recently, most bathtubs were roughly rectangular in shape but with the advent of acrylic thermoformed baths, more shapes are becoming available. Bathtubs are commonly white in colour although many other colours can be found. The process for enamelling cast iron bathtubs was invented by the Scottish-born American David Dunbar Buick. Two main styles of bathtub are common: ⁕Western-style bathtubs in which the bather lies down. These baths are typically shallow and long. ⁕Eastern style bathtubs in which the bather stands up. These are known as ofuro in Japan and are typically short and deep.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathtub in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathtub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of bathtub in a Sentence

  1. Iain Bevan:

    I have some experience of the sea, but not in a bathtub, i thought ‘What’s the most ridiculous thing a plumber can do to raise some money?’ So I came up with this.

  2. Glenn Cohen:

    What happens to all the embryos created but not used? Does it violate ethical norms of respect to create so many potential human lives knowing that the vast majority will be destroyed or indefinitely stored? in the most extreme case, imagine an individual using sloughed skin cells left on a bathtub by Brad Pitt, for example, to derive sperm or egg in order to reproduce.

  3. Juergen Stackmann:

    We will see a two-speed Europe. Southern Europe was hit really badly. Italy, Spain and to some extent France. We expect recovery to take much longer, it will be bathtub shaped.

  4. Neil Bennett:

    The mountain itself will work like a bathtub holding the water. The cave system below is effectively the escape route for that water. So as soon as the rain builds up in some part of the mountain system, the water level is going to rise in the caves, the predictions of the water that's coming, of the rain that's coming, is going to heighten the danger now for those in the cave system. So they'll be back to a more difficult situation, with very strong flooding, very strong currents to fight against, and the visibility will be very poor.

  5. Ezra Pound:

    As a bathtub lined with white porcelain, when the hot water gives out or goes tepid, so is the slow cooling of our chivalrous passion, o my much praised but-not-altogether-satisfactory lady.

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