sand bath

sand bath
noun
Etymology: sand (I) + bath
1. : a bath of sand in which laboratory vessels to be heated are partly immersed
2. : a shallow or deep pan usually of iron for holding the sand

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sand bath noun
1. A bath in sand
2. A vessel for heating without direct exposure to the source of heat
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Main Entry:sand

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sand bath,
1. a receptacle containing hot sand, in which a chemical retort or the like is heated.
2. a therapeutic treatment in which the body is covered with warm sand.
3. the shaking of the body and feathers in sand or dry dirt, a method by which birds clean and rid themselves of lice.

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n. a container of heated sand, used in a laboratory to supply uniform heating

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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