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sponge bath

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  1. sponge bathnoun

    you wash your body with a sponge or washcloth instead of in a bathtub


  1. sponge bathnoun

    A type of bathing, usually conducted in hospitals, which involves washing someone with a sponge. Usually the person being washed is bed-ridden.


  1. sponge bath

    Bathing is the act of washing the body, usually with water, or the immersion of the body in water. It may be practiced for personal hygiene, religious ritual or therapeutic purposes. By analogy, especially as a recreational activity, the term is also applied to sun bathing and sea bathing. People bathe at a range of temperatures, according to custom or purpose, from very cold to very hot. In the western world, bathing is usually done at comfortable temperatures in a bathtub or shower. This type of bathing is done more or less daily for hygiene purposes. A ritual religious bath is sometimes referred to as immersion or baptism. The use of water for therapeutic purposes can be called a water treatment or hydrotherapy. Recreational water activities are also known as swimming and paddling.


  1. sponge bath

    A sponge bath is a method of washing oneself or another person with a sponge or washcloth, typically soaked in warm water and mild soap, without complete immersion in water. This technique is often used for hospital or bedridden patients who cannot take a regular bath or shower, infants, or when water conservation is necessary.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sponge bath in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sponge bath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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