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 .
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004