Definition of water bath in English:

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water bath

Pronunciation: /ˈwôdər/ /ˈwädər baTH/

noun

Chemistry
A container of water heated to a given temperature, used for heating substances placed in smaller containers.
Example sentences
  • The hydrated protein-lipid system was solvated in a water bath including chloride and sodium ions at physiological concentration.
  • All samples (except the 21°C treatment) were heated for 5 min in a water bath at the required temperature.
  • Earlier, we saw that testing samples were kept very moist and at a warm, consistent temperature using a water bath.

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Syllabification: wa·ter bath

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