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Bath Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bath n
  1. 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. you soak your body in a bathtub; "he has a good bath every morning"
  3. a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body [syn: bathtub, bathing tub, tub]
  4. an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
  5. a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains
  6. a room (as in a residence) containing a bath or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet [syn: bathroom] v : clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should bathe every day" [syn: bathe]
Bath Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bath \Bath\ (b[.a]th; 61), n.; pl. Baths (b[.a]thz). [AS. b[ae][eth]; akin to OS. & Icel. ba[eth], Sw., Dan., D., & G. bad, and perh. to G. b["a]hen to foment.]
  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. Among the ancients, the public baths were of amazing extent and magnificence. --Gwilt.
  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. Note: Bath is used adjectively or in combination, in an obvious sense of or for baths or bathing; as, bathroom, bath tub, bath keeper. 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 220 catflap.bishopston.net dictd 1.11.2/rf on FreeBSD 8.1-STABLE <409633.32260.1292216743@catflap.bishopston.net>
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  • Bath: Bath may refer to: Bathing , immersion in a fluid. Bathtub , a large open container for water, in which a person may wash their body ...
  • Bath, Somerset: Bath (ˈbɑːθ or ˈbæθ |) is a city in the ceremonial county of Somerset in the south west of England. It is situated 97 | mi | km | 0 ...
  • Bath Rugby: Bath Rugby (also known as just Bath) is an English professional rugby union club that is based in the city of Bath . They play in the ...
  • Order of the Bath: The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath is a British order of chivalry founded by ...
  • Bath, Maine: Bath is a city in Sagadahoc County , Maine , in the United States . As of the 2000 census , the city population was 9,266. It is the ...
  • University of Bath: The University of Bath is a campus university located in Bath , England . It received its Royal Charter in 1966. Bath is placed 6th ...
  • Bath (UK Parliament constituency): Bath is a constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom , previously of the House of Commons of England . ...
  • Bath Iron Works: Bath Iron Works (BIW) is a major American shipyard located on the Kennebec River in Bath, Maine . (as Bath Iron Works, Limited), BIW has ...
  • Recreation Ground (Bath): The Recreation Ground ("the Rec") is a large open space in the centre of Bath , England , next to the River Avon , used for recreational ...

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* Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats. - Woody Allen

* Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

* I can't think of any sorrow in the world that a hot bath wouldn't help, just a little bit. - Susan Glasee


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