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Definition of Bath

Bath
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 is washed and shampooed. Bath house, a house used for the purpose of bathing; -- also a small house, near a bathing place, where a bather undresses and dresses.
Bath
Bath Bath, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. Bath brick, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal, etc. Bath chair, a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids at Bath. ``People walked out, or drove out, or were pushed out in their Bath chairs.' --Dickens. Bath metal, an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces of zinc and one pound of copper. Bath note, a folded writing paper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches. Bath stone, a species of limestone (o["o]lite) found near Bath, used for building.
Bath
Bath Bath, n. [Heb.] 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.

Meaning of Bath from wikipedia

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- Bath is the largest city in the county of Somerset, England, known for and named after its Roman-built baths. In 2011, the po****tion was 88,859. Bath...
- The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formally the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on...
- The Bath may refer to: The Bath (play), a 1701 comedy play by Thomas d'Urfey The Bath (EP), by electronica duo Lemon Jelly The Child's Bath, a painting...
- Bath salts are water-soluble, pulverized minerals that are added to water to be used for bathing. They are said to improve cleaning, enhance the enjoyment...
- A sitz bath or hip bath is a bath in which a person sits in water up to the hips. It is used to relieve discomfort and pain in the lower part of the body...
- A bath chair—or Bath chair—was a rolling chaise or light carriage for one person with a folding hood, which could be open or closed. Used especially by...
- A water bath can refer to: A bain-marie or double boiler A heated bath A laboratory water bath A steam bath can refer to: A steambath A play called Steambath...
- Ghost Bath is an American band from Minot, North Dakota, formed in 2012 and fronted by Dennis Mikula. They have released three studio albums and one EP...
- Bath bombs are a mixture of wet and dry ingredients that are hard-packed and moulded into various shapes before being left to dry out. These dried out...
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