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- The Jurassic outcrop across England has provided many varieties of stone - some, including the various Bathonian oolites from around Bath, used extensively, others, like the Northampton Sand sandstone, with more local distribution.
- From Late Triassic to Bathonian time, evolution of the southern tract appears to have differed from that of its northern counterpart.
- ‘Will you and the queen kindly step out on the Bathonian ground, King Estor,’ she said.
More definitions of BathDefinition of Bath in:
- The US English dictionary
noun (plural baths /bɑːðz/)
- 1A large container for water, used for immersing and washing the body: the bedrooms have their own bath and shower he lay in the bathMore example sentences
- Asmodeus laid in the bath submerging herself in a deep pool of water, her eyes closed in concentration.
- I stripped off and got in the bath, laid back and let the water begin its magic of revivifying me.
- Downstairs, there is even a jacuzzi in the bath and a sauna.
- 1.1An act or process of immersing and washing one’s body in the water held by a bath: she took a long, hot bathMore example sentences
- Start to relax an hour before bedtime with a hot bath or your favorite music.
- There's nothing like a nice hot bath on a cold winter's day.
- Elizabeth, after finishing her bath, continued to dress.
- 1.2 (usually baths) British A building containing a public swimming pool or washing facilities: he told them to meet him at the baths they expected me to use the public bathsMore example sentences
- Pensioners in Bradford may be able to enjoy free swimming facilities at Corporation baths soon.
- Comparatively little is known of the colonia, but there were large public buildings, including baths, and private buildings with mosaics, attesting to prosperity of a provincial capital.
- The Romans actually were quite good at public health facilities with their public baths and aqueducts and paved streets.
- 1.3chiefly North American A bathroom: people are spending more money on their kitchen and bathMore example sentences
- The main difference was one had a half bath, kind of bathroom which neither one of us liked, but a much nicer cabinet layout in the kitchen.
- Our party space was maybe 550 square feet - which included the kitchen and a half bath.
- The house in Houston will include guest suites with private baths, communal kitchen, living and dining rooms, a library, a family room and a manager's office.
- 1.4 [with modifier] A container holding a liquid in which something is immersed, typically when undergoing a process such as film developing.More example sentences
- After processing in this bath, the film is clear where the developed silver was and white where the remaining silver halide is.
- Great care should be practiced to prevent the potential hazard of accumulating liquid oxygen in the liquid nitrogen bath.
- Leaves were mounted on a Perspex holder with their lower edge touching a reservoir of dilute nutrient solution that also contained the reference bath electrode.
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- 1Wash (someone) while immersing them in a bath: how to bath a babyMore example sentences
- Decide on a bedtime routine - such as feed your baby, bath her, then settle her in bed.
- I went to parenting classes and learnt how to bath a baby and how to change its nappy, but I never really thought about what happened after the baby came out and was placed on my belly for me to gaze at adoringly.
- Wendy had to show Hendry how to feed, wind and bath the baby and left him alone with her only if she went shopping.
- 1.1 [no object] Wash oneself while immersed in a bath: there was no hot water to bath inMore example sentences
- It is not healthy, the children are dirty, we can not bath, the water we have we use for drinking.
- These are the people that quite happily let me shower and bath with no hot water for 10 days, because they couldn't be bothered to fix a tap.
- He had taken a vow before his men that he would bath in the waters of the Mediterranean; the time was right to fulfill that vow.
an early bath
- British • informal Used in reference to the sending off of a sports player during a match: the referee awarded a penalty and ordered an early bath for ThomasMore example sentences
- No one dares answer back as Sam berates his stars and tells three of the players that they face an early bath and will not be playing in the second half.
- Thornton's Division Six home match against bottom-of-the-table St Josephs A only lasted ten minutes before referee Jason Woodman ordered both teams to take an early bath.
- In the story, the character was sent off during a match and takes an early bath.
take a bath
- • informal Suffer a heavy financial loss: even though we got stuck in a rotten gold market, our readers didn’t take a bathMore example sentences
- It looks as if every kid in town is going splish, splash and the town's finances aren't even taking a bath.
- Hong Kong and China shares took a bath yesterday as investors reacted negatively to rumours of a near-term interest rate increase by Beijing and renewed unrest in the Middle East.
- As usual, this big shot walked away with a slick profit and a wink, while small investors and company employees took a bath.
Old English bæth, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bad and German Bad.
- An ancient Hebrew liquid measure equivalent to about 40 litres or 9 gallons.More example sentences
- The Bath, equal to 72 Logs, is thus the liquid equivalent of the Ephah, also equal to 72 Logs.
- Ancient pottery, closely corresponding to our above figure, has been found in Tell Beit Mirsim that is marked "bath'' and has a capacity of about 5 gallons.
- The standard liquid measure in the Bible is the bath.
from Hebrew baṯ.