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hot tub

noun
1.
a wooden tub, usually large enough to accommodate several persons, that is filled with hot aerated water and often equipped with a thermostat and whirlpool: used for recreation or physical therapy and often placed out of doors, as on a porch.
Origin of hot tub
1970-1975
An Americanism dating back to 1970-75
Related forms
hot-tubber, noun
hot-tubbing, noun
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