vapour bath

vapour bath
noun
1. a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
Syn: ↑steam bath, ↑steam room, ↑vapor bath
Hypernyms: ↑room
Hyponyms: ↑sauna, ↑sweat room, ↑Turkish bath
2. you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
Syn: ↑Turkish bath, ↑steam bath, ↑vapor bath
Hypernyms: ↑washup, ↑bathing

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  • bath — /baθ / (say bahth) noun (plural baths /baðz / (say bahdhz), /baθs / (say bahths)) 1. a washing of the body in, or an exposure of it to the action of, water or other liquid, or vapour, etc., as for cleaning, refreshment, medical treatment, etc. 2 …  

  • steam bath — noun 1. a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; vapour bath is a British term (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑steam room, ↑vapor bath, ↑vapour bath • Hypernyms: ↑room • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vapor bath — noun 1. a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; vapour bath is a British term • Syn: ↑steam bath, ↑steam room, ↑vapour bath • Hypernyms: ↑room • Hyponyms: ↑sauna, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turkish bath — noun 1. a steam room where facilities are available for a bath followed by a shower and massage • Hypernyms: ↑steam bath, ↑steam room, ↑vapor bath, ↑vapour bath 2. you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower • Syn: ↑steam… …   Useful english dictionary

  • air bath — Vapor Va por, n. [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. ? smoke, ? to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. {Vapid}.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vapor bath — Vapor Va por, n. [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F. vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. ? smoke, ? to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell, Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. {Vapid}.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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