Bath definition

băth, bäth
A medium, such as oil or sand, that controls the temperature of objects placed in it.
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A bathroom.
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A liquid in which something is dipped or soaked for processing.

Immersed the metal in an acid bath.

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A container holding such a medium.
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An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure, equal to about 38 liters (10 US gallons).
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A city of southwest England southeast of Bristol. It is famous for its Georgian architecture and its hot mineral springs, tapped by the Romans in the first century ad .
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A washing or dipping of a thing, esp. the body, in water or other liquid, steam, etc.
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Water or other liquid for bathing, or for dipping, cleaning, soaking, regulating temperature, etc.
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A container for such liquid.
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A bathtub.
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A bathroom.
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A resort where bathing is part of the medical treatment; spa.
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The condition of being covered with a liquid.
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(metallurgy) Molten metal in a furnace.
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(photog.) A solution used in developing, fixing, etc.
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A building or set of rooms for bathing.
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In ancient Greece and Rome, a building used for public bathing, relaxation, etc. and as a social center.
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A material that acts as a medium for regulating the temperature of things put in or on it.
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The container for this.
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An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure, variously estimated as equaling from 6 to 10 gal.
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(place) City in SW England: health resort known for its hot springs.
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A tub or pool which is used for bathing: bathtub.
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A building or area where bathing occurs.
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The act of bathing.
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A substance or preparation in which something is immersed.

A bath of heated sand, ashes, steam, or hot air.

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To wash a person or animal in a bath.
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(biblical) An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid volume measure, equal to an ephah and to one-tenth of a homer, and approximately equal to 22 litres.
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A city in Somerset, England, famous for its baths fed by a hot spring.
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A village in Illinois.
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An unincorporated town in Indiana.
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A town and mineral spring in Jamaica.
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A city in Maine.
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A village in the Netherlands.
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A village in New Brunswick.
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A town in New Hampshire.
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A town in New York.
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A town in North Carolina.
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A borough in Pennsylvania.
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(rare, nonstandard, usually in the phrase ‘Bath Party’) A secular Arab nationalist political party present in several countries in the Middle East, most prominently Iraq and Syria.
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The definition of a bath is a container filled with water, or the washing of something in water or other liquid, or the room designed for the bathing.

An example of a bath is a large tub of warm water filled with mineral soap.

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A building equipped for bathing.
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A resort providing therapeutic baths; a spa.
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The act of soaking or cleansing the body, as in water or steam.
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The water used for cleansing the body.

I'm going to run a bath.

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A bathtub.
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A container holding such a liquid.

Emptied the bath of dye.

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take a bath
  • to suffer a heavy financial loss
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bath
Plural:
baths

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of bath

  • Middle English from Old English bæth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew bat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old English bæþ (“bath”), from Proto-Germanic *baþą (“bath”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhe- (“to warm”). Cognate with Dutch bad (“bath”), German Bad (“bath”), Danish bad (“bath”), Icelandic bað (“bath”), German bähen (“to foment”). More at beath.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Hebrew בַּת (bath).

    From Wiktionary

  • Transliteration of Arabic

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