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water bath

noun
1.
a system for the control of temperature in which a vessel containing the material to be heated is set into or over one containing water and receiving the heat directly.
2.
a bath of water.
Origin of water bath
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25
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water-bath

noun
1.
(chem) a vessel containing heated water, used for heating substances
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