Meaning of BATH in English

BATH

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a swimming/bathing cap

A swimming cap will stop you getting your hair wet.

bath chair

bath mat

bath plug

the bath plug

bath towel

bath/beach/kitchen towel

She dried her hands on the kitchen towel.

bathing cap

bathing costume

bathing suit

bathing trunks

bed bath

bubble bath

sth is bathed in light literary (= something has a lot of light shining on it )

The fields and woods were bathed in golden light.

swimming bath

the kitchen/bath/garden tap

The water coming out of the kitchen tap had an odd smell.

Turkish bath

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

cold

It's the equivalent to some one being put into constant hot and cold baths .

The brick vaults were fitted out as hot and cold sea-water baths .

Hot or cold , her bath water was her own.

hot

Gin and hot baths , exercises.

Christine eased out of bed and into the bathroom and ran a hot bath .

Every pore of his skin felt aware, as sensitive as it did after the luxury of a hot bath .

Actress Lindsay Wagner revealed her recipe to combat jet lag: Epsom salts and baking soda poured into a hot bath .

This could cause minor inconvenience when, for example, a family wants several hot baths in succession.

I was a proper wife, ever ready with a hot bath and a soothing word for my weary provider.

I take a hot bath and I rub myself off to forget what I want.

long

I went back to my room and took a long bath .

She eschews long baths for long talks with her children.

When he got home he'd have a stiff drink and a long bath , followed by another stiff drink.

To comfort myself, I take a long warm candle-lit bath .

All he had planned before his interview with the Foreign Office that afternoon was a long bath and a slow shave.

And why not have a long , hot bath ?

Although she had had a shower before going to the boat, she decided to take a long bath .

One of my rewards is a long bath one evening a week.

private

All rooms are twin bedded with a private loo and bath or shower.

Number of rooms: 23; 14 with private bath .

All rooms are large and well furnished with private bath .

All rooms are twin bedded with a private loo, bath and shower; some have a lake view.

Twin bedrooms all have a private bath or shower.

AH2 Rooms with private facilities with bath or shower and w.c. in one or two star hotels as above.

public

It was true that it was very hard to work in the public baths .

The bus station was similarly desolate, while the cinema, cultural centre, public baths and a hospital have closed.

Then she took herself off to the public baths , open on Friday evenings.

Among other important structures were libraries, gymnasia and public baths .

There is a large garden with deckchairs and table tennis and the public swimming bath is just two minutes walk away.

Other Roman remains include the public baths and triumphal arch of Augustus.

It was not that I objected to the public baths .

He presented Widnes with public baths in 1889 and supported convalescent homes in Heswall and Southport.

swimming

I bought a pass for the swimming baths so I can get in for free.

There is a large garden with deckchairs and table tennis and the public swimming bath is just two minutes walk away.

The day after her accident we went to the swimming baths so she could have a shower.

There was a bust of Marx in the local cemetery and a bust of Freud outside the swimming baths .

She accepted the Swimsafe challenge and covered 45 lengths of the Blackpool Lido swimming baths to raise over £80 in sponsorship.

The frigidarium was presumed to be open to the sky and contained a large open-air swimming bath .

It had not occurred to Nutty how accustomed they had become to the steamy swimming baths and the seventy-five degree water.

The swimming baths and the football ground faced each other only yards away from the corporation allotments.

turkish

There's also a fitness room, sauna and turkish steam bath .

warm

It seemed to Verence that he was lying in a nice warm bath , which was very relaxing and comfortable.

Relaxing upstairs in a warm bath , he suddenly realized he was not unwinding in just any old bathroom.

Soaking in a warm bath will open up pores ready for deep cleansing.

Hold sauce in a warm water bath until serving time, up to 2 hours.

That evening my grandmother bundled me, weeping, in a large warm bath towel and tried to explain.

To comfort myself, I take a long warm candle-lit bath .

Start with a long, warm , aromatic bath .

By taking a Jacuzzi or a warm bath after a workout.

■ NOUN

bubble

One reveller was already pouring bubble bath into a huge hot tub so he and his partner could frolic in the suds.

Eating chocolates in a bubble bath .

I would lie for hours in my sea grey with the remains of bubble bath .

chair

In fact, my dear, we've looked out the old bath chair .

Perhaps they had been staved in by a bath chair which had run amok!

spa

The poolside spa bath is a particular favourite for easing wearing limbs.

steam

There's also a fitness room, sauna and turkish steam bath .

If you haven't enough energy left, wallow in a jacuzzi, sauna or steam bath instead.

There is a lounge, T.V. room, table tennis, cellar bar, large sauna, solarium and steam bath .

The girl asked Lucien if he would like his steam bath to be followed by an aromatic rub.

Other diversions include a sauna and steam bath which is free once a week, but otherwise is payable locally.

The hotel fitness centre is definitely worth a visit to enjoy a Roman-style steam bath , sauna, swimming-pool and whirlpool.

It's a steam bath in there.

tin

On Saturday evenings everybody in the family had a bath one after another in an old tin bath in front of the fire.

Every Monday Mrs Evans washed all the family's clothes in the tin bath .

Mr Wood helped him into the kitchen while Mrs Wood filled an old tin bath with warm water.

Swilled quickly in a tin bath , it hung over the nurse's hand like a wet sock.

towel

Swallowing convulsively, she rubbed vigorously at her face and hair with a large bath towel until her skin burned.

She looked round, unseeing, at all the discarded clothes and bath towels looped on the bed and floor.

That evening my grandmother bundled me, weeping, in a large warm bath towel and tried to explain.

When he hat finished he reached to the bed and taking the new bath towel put it around her shoulders.

And now for a cup of tea, she thought, stepping out to wind a large bath towel around her nakedness.

She was propped in bed, soaking bath towels between her legs, when Andrew came back.

She was lying flat out on her pink bath towel along the lower level of the dry-heat sauna.

tub

An old bath tub for this purpose is invaluable.

So we have to make the bath tub and then fill it with water.

Don't wash a down bag in a washing machine, but by hand in the bath tub .

water

The liquid is burnt in a plentiful supply of air and the temperature rise in the surrounding water bath is measured.

Hold sauce in a warm water bath until serving time, up to 2 hours.

Cook in a water bath in an oven at 280°F for about 45 minutes.

Remove immediately from the water bath and allow to cool to room temperature before refrigerating.

The tube was then incubated in a 37°C water bath , vortexing every five minutes for 30 minutes.

Any neutrons produced within the palladium will shoot out of the cell into a surrounding water bath .

whirlpool

Its two suites boasted whirlpool baths in which three could sit comfortably and four even more so.

All fittings are gold-plated with marbled surrounds to the double basins, and a whirlpool bath .

Double room with whirlpool bath £6.50.

A whirlpool bath and relaxing sun-beds are available for hire.

■ VERB

fill

She was taken back into the house and made to fill a bath and to get into it.

They return to their business, filling the salt baths , washing, drinking their coffee.

Mr Wood helped him into the kitchen while Mrs Wood filled an old tin bath with warm water.

There is no need to fill the bath to the top.

give

One child suggests we give him a bath .

Maybe the bad guys on the ground thought we were giving them a bath or something.

I can isolate my Koi and they are easy to catch if I need to give them short term baths .

Billie was in the yard, giving Speedo a bath with the hose.

There was an older woman who gave me a bath .

He gave them their baths for the first month.

This time Bernie was giving Maria a bath !

A week later I was giving Janir a bath in the raised tub in the laundry room.

lie

But I lay in the bath and thought.

And lying in a bath of Almond and Mallow will soothe your skin, leaving it feeling soft and supple.

He kept thinking how nice it would be to lie in a hot bath and soak out the cold and the dirt.

Anna is still lying low in the bath .

At the flat that evening, lying thinking in the bath , he was aroused by the telephone.

I withdrew into my reluctant imagination. 13 Anna lay back in the bath , staring at the wall tiles.

Her flatmate, Trudy, found her ... lying in a crimson bath , her skin milk-white.

run

Claudia ran Dana's bath , testing the water carefully.

Christine eased out of bed and into the bathroom and ran a hot bath .

She changed into her dressing-gown as Ronnie ran the bath for her.

She ran her bath , cut her nails viciously one by one.

She ran herself a deep bath with bath crystals and perfume poured into the water.

She ran the bath , loading it with bubble-bath, and sank down into the water.

Skin brushing need take no longer than five minutes each time and can be done while you run the bath .

Place wine in microwave and frozen fish in freezer, take all your clothes off and apply face pack whilst running bath .

take

I went back to my room and took a long bath .

Then Gerard Baker suggested we take a sweat bath .

He also took a nightly bath containing lavender, clary-sage or chamomile - sometimes a blend of all three essences.

While Dooley took a bath , the rector made two calls asking for prayer, and gave Miss Sadie an update.

Antibacterial treatments can take the form of baths , external application to affected areas, injection and oral administration via the food.

We had long, serious talks and took baths and discussed things with the light on and then with the light out.

If she had taken a bath she must surely have finished by now.

Since Christine is the honored guest, she gets to take her bath first.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be bathed in light/sunshine etc

He threw open a side door off the first-floor hall, and we were bathed in light.

be bathed in sweat

They make the skin crawl like it is on fire, even as it is bathed in sweat.

run a bath

Christine got out of bed and ran a hot bath.

At five-thirty they made gentle love; then Felicity ran a bath.

Husband wandering about opening curtains, running a bath.

Marigold was running a bath, stepping into the water.

Place wine in microwave and frozen fish in freezer, take all your clothes off and apply face pack whilst running bath.

She ran a bath, defying the rule by more than half filling the tub instead of sticking to the permitted five inches.

She heard Charles move across the landing to his own room and run a bath.

She made her way upstairs and ran a bath.

She went back into the bathroom and ran a bath.

throw the baby out with the bath water

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bath of black dye

I love to soak in a hot bath .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

After your bath or shower, grit your teeth and splash yourself with cold water!

Hold sauce in a warm water bath until serving time, up to 2 hours.

I replaced each plug - in the wash basin, the bath , the sink.

So she told them she was taking a bath .

The 1960s home on 6 acres boasts a pool, a tennis court, six bedrooms, four baths and staff quarters.

The coolness of the water roused me from my reverie, and I left the bath and decided to telephone Toby Greenslade.

Whilst in bath remember what you've done and race down naked to reverse the contents of freezer and microwave.

II. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bathing/jogging etc suit

A more natural line evolved as bathing suit and fabric technology was improved to push, pull and lift invisibly.

Babur puts on his new bathing suit and shows off.

I shower and lay out all seven bathing suits on the bed and try to picture myself in one in particular.

Seeing Felix resignedly pick up his towel and bathing suit , Mabs and Tashie rushed behind a rock to change.

She got into her old pink jogging suit and her sneakers.

She was looking very pretty in her bathing suit , her hair still damp from swimming.

There they were, those pretty young girls all in a row, wearing standardized bathing suits , glamour gowns and smiles.

They have doctorates in education, and pace the halls in jogging suits .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Louise loved being bathed when she was a baby.

Make sure you bathe the kids and put them to bed before eight.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I bathed and changed and decided to start the evening with the bounce of Sidney Bechet.

Professional show producers bath their horses all the year round, without ill effect.

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