steam room

steam room
noun
a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
Syn: ↑steam bath, ↑vapor bath, ↑vapour bath
Hypernyms: ↑room
Hyponyms: ↑sauna, ↑sweat room, ↑Turkish bath

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noun
: a room (as in a Turkish bath) that is heated to an extreme temperature by steam

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a steam-filled and heated room to induce sweating, as in a Turkish bath.
[1870-75]

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steam room noun
A room filled with steam, for use as a steam bath
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Main Entry:steam

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steam room,
a room filled with dry or wet steam for sweating, as in a Turkish bath.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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