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steam room

noun
1.
a steam-filled and heated room to induce sweating, as in a Turkish bath.
Origin of steam room
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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  • He led Mr. Braddy to the door of the steam room, full of dense, white steam.

  • Let my late fellow sufferer likewise patronize the gymnasium and the steam room and the cold plunge if he so chooses.

    One Third Off Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for steam room

steam room

noun
1.
a room that can be filled with steam for use as a steam bath
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