Meaning of BATH in English


~ 1 [ bα:θ ]

■ noun ( plural ~s )

1》 a large tub that is filled with water for immersing and washing the body.

↘an act of washing in a ~.

2》 (also ~s ) Brit. a building containing a public swimming pool or washing facilities.

3》 a container holding a liquid in which an object is immersed in chemical or industrial processing.

■ verb Brit. wash in a ~.


take a ~ informal suffer a heavy financial loss.


OE bæth , of Gmc origin.


~ 2 [ baθ ]

■ noun an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equivalent to about 40 litres or 9 gallons.


from Heb. baṯ .

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