whirlpool bath

whirlpool bath
Synonyms and related words:
Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Russian bath, Swedish bath, Turkish bath, bath, bathe, cold shower, douche, facial, facial massage, hip bath, hummum, hydrotherapy, kneading, massage, massaging, massotherapy, needle bath, plunge bath, rubdown, sauna, sauna bath, shower, shower bath, sitz bath, sponge, sponge bath, stroking, sweat bath, tub, vibrator, water cure

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  • whirlpool bath — n a therapeutic bath in which all or part of the body is exposed to forceful whirling currents of hot water * * * a variously sized tank in which the body or an extremity can be submerged as the heated water is mechanically agitated …   Medical dictionary

  • whirlpool bath — 1. a bath in which the body is immersed in swirling water as therapy or for relaxation. 2. a device that swirls and often heats the water in such a bath. 3. a tub or pool containing or equipped with such a device. Also called whirlpool. [1915 20] …   Universalium

  • whirlpool bath — whirl′pool bath′ n. 1) med a bath in which the body is immersed in swirling water as therapy or for relaxation 2) med a device that swirls and often heats the water in such a bath 3) med a tub or pool containing or equipped with such a device •… …   From formal English to slang

  • whirlpool bath — noun Date: circa 1916 a therapeutic bath in which all or part of the body is exposed to forceful whirling currents of hot water …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whirlpool bath — noun : a therapeutic bath in which a whirling churning stream of hot water is forcibly directed against a part of the body …   Useful english dictionary

  • whirlpool — [hwʉrl′po͞ol΄, wʉrl′po͞ol΄] n. 1. water in rapid, violent, whirling motion caused by two meeting currents, by winds meeting tides, etc. and tending to form a circle into which floating objects are drawn; vortex or eddy of water 2. anything like a …   English World dictionary

  • whirlpool — ► NOUN 1) a quickly rotating mass of water in a river or sea into which objects may be drawn. 2) (also whirlpool bath) a heated pool in which hot aerated water is continuously circulated …   English terms dictionary

  • whirlpool — [[t](h)wɜ͟ː(r)lpuːl[/t]] whirlpools 1) N COUNT A whirlpool is a small area in a river or the sea where the water is moving quickly round and round, so that objects floating near it are pulled into its centre. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, with supp, usu… …   English dictionary

  • bath — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. wash(ing); dip, plunge; whirlpool, Jacuzzi; Turkish or Swedish bath. See cleanness, water. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of cleansing the body] Syn. bathing, washing, laving, sponge bath, shower, tub …   English dictionary for students

  • bath — n. 1) to have (BE), take a bath 2) to draw, run a bath 3) (BE) a swimming bath 4) a sitz; steam, Turkish; whirlpool bath 5) (misc.) a blood bath ( slaughter ) USAGE NOTE: In BE, one meaning of bath is bathtub . * * * [bɑːθ] Turkish run a bath… …   Combinatory dictionary

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