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NOUN (6)

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);
- Example: "she soaked the etching in an acid bath"

2. you soak and wash your body in a bathtub;
- Example: "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, bath, 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 bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet;
[syn: bathroom, bath]


VERB (1)

1. clean one's body by immersion into water;
- Example: "The child should bathe every day"
[syn: bathe, bath]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bath \Bath\ (b[.a]th; 61), n.; pl. Baths (b[.a][th]z). [AS. b[ae][eth]; akin to OS. & Icel. ba[eth], Sw., Dan., D., & G. bad, and perh. to G. b[aum]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. [1913 Webster] 2. Water or other liquid for bathing. [1913 Webster] 3. A receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash their bodies in water. [1913 Webster] 4. A building containing an apartment or a series of apartments arranged for bathing. [1913 Webster] Among the ancients, the public baths were of amazing extent and magnificence. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster] 5. (Chem.) A medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air, through which heat is applied to a body. [1913 Webster] 6. (Photog.) A solution in which plates or prints are immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution. [1913 Webster] Note: Bath is used adjectively or in combination, in an obvious sense of or for baths or bathing; as, bathroom, bath tub, bath keeper. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bath \Bath\, n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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 and wash 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, bath, 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 bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet [syn: bathroom, bath] v 1: clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should bathe every day" [syn: bathe, bath]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

108 Moby Thesaurus words for "bath": Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Russian bath, Swedish bath, Turkish bath, acid bath, affusion, aquamanile, aspergation, aspersion, automatic dishwasher, bagnio, balneae, balneum, baptism, basin, bathe, bathhouse, bathing, bathroom, baths, bathtub, bedewing, bidet, caldarium, cold shower, dampening, damping, deluge, dewing, dip, dishpan, dishwasher, douche, drowning, ewer, finger bowl, fixing bath, flooding, hip bath, hosing, hosing down, humidification, hummum, immersion, inundation, irrigation, kitchen sink, lavabo, lavatory, laving, mercury bath, mikvah, moistening, needle bath, piscina, plunge bath, public baths, rest room, rinsing, sauna, sauna bath, sheep dip, shower, shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room, shower stall, showers, sink, sitz bath, spa, sparging, spattering, splashing, splattering, sponge, sponge bath, spraying, sprinkling, steam room, submersion, sudarium, sudatorium, swashing, sweat bath, sweat room, tepidarium, thermae, tub, wash, wash barrel, wash boiler, washbasin, washbowl, washdish, washer, washing machine, washing pot, washpot, washroom, washstand, washtub, watering, watering place, wetting, whirlpool bath
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Bath a Hebrew liquid measure, the tenth part of an homer (1 Kings 7:26, 38; Ezek. 45:10, 14). It contained 8 gallons 3 quarts of our measure. "Ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath" (Isa. 5:10) denotes great unproductiveness.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

BATH, n. A kind of mystic ceremony substituted for religious worship, with what spiritual efficacy has not been determined. The man who taketh a steam bath He loseth all the skin he hath, And, for he's boiled a brilliant red, Thinketh to cleanliness he's wed, Forgetting that his lungs he's soiling With dirty vapors of the boiling. Richard Gwow
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Bath -- U.S. County in Kentucky Population (2000): 11085 Housing Units (2000): 4994 Land area (2000): 279.458433 sq. miles (723.793989 sq. km) Water area (2000): 4.484921 sq. miles (11.615891 sq. km) Total area (2000): 283.943354 sq. miles (735.409880 sq. km) Located within: Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21 Location: 38.147434 N, 83.758080 W Headwords: Bath Bath, KY Bath County Bath County, KY
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Bath -- U.S. County in Virginia Population (2000): 5048 Housing Units (2000): 2896 Land area (2000): 531.862887 sq. miles (1377.518496 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.701166 sq. miles (6.995988 sq. km) Total area (2000): 534.564053 sq. miles (1384.514484 sq. km) Located within: Virginia (VA), FIPS 51 Location: 38.045393 N, 79.745878 W Headwords: Bath Bath, VA Bath County Bath County, VA
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bath, NY -- U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 5641 Housing Units (2000): 2826 Land area (2000): 2.878165 sq. miles (7.454414 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.878165 sq. miles (7.454414 sq. km) FIPS code: 04759 Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36 Location: 42.337650 N, 77.316876 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bath, NY Bath
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bath, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 275 Housing Units (2000): 150 Land area (2000): 0.362324 sq. miles (0.938416 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.689536 sq. miles (1.785890 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.051860 sq. miles (2.724306 sq. km) FIPS code: 03840 Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37 Location: 35.474437 N, 76.808863 W ZIP Codes (1990): 27808 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bath, NC Bath
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bath, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 310 Housing Units (2000): 153 Land area (2000): 0.365195 sq. miles (0.945850 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000404 sq. miles (0.001046 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.365599 sq. miles (0.946896 sq. km) FIPS code: 04156 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 40.191336 N, 90.140819 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bath, IL Bath
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bath, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 2678 Housing Units (2000): 1126 Land area (2000): 0.904562 sq. miles (2.342805 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000851 sq. miles (0.002205 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.905413 sq. miles (2.345010 sq. km) FIPS code: 04432 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 40.726556 N, 75.390338 W ZIP Codes (1990): 18014 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bath, PA Bath
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bath, ME -- U.S. city in Maine Population (2000): 9266 Housing Units (2000): 4383 Land area (2000): 9.112698 sq. miles (23.601779 sq. km) Water area (2000): 4.124289 sq. miles (10.681859 sq. km) Total area (2000): 13.236987 sq. miles (34.283638 sq. km) FIPS code: 03355 Located within: Maine (ME), FIPS 23 Location: 43.916293 N, 69.822565 W ZIP Codes (1990): 04530 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bath, ME Bath
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bath, WV -- U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 663 Housing Units (2000): 379 Land area (2000): 0.245007 sq. miles (0.634566 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.245007 sq. miles (0.634566 sq. km) FIPS code: 04876 Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54 Location: 39.625562 N, 78.226862 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bath, WV Bath