noun, plural baths [bath z, bahth z, baths, bahths] /bæðz, bɑðz, bæθs, bɑθs/.
- the depressed hearth of a steelmaking furnace.
- the molten metal being made into steel in a steelmaking furnace.
verb (used with or without object), bathed, bath·ing. Chiefly British.
- batesian mimicry,
- bath and north east somerset,
- bath bun,
- bath chair,
- bath chap,
- bath cube
Origin of bath1
Origin of bath2
or Baʿath, Baʿth
Origin of Baath
Examples from the Web for bath
Then I see all those couples quarreling in Bed, Bath, and Beyond.
It was now safely back in its cage, although the chancellor sometimes let it play in the bath, he said.
Just yesterday I claimed a local deli, a small poodle and a Bed, Bath and Beyond.
When John entertained he would fill the bath with ice and sprinkle blue food dye all over it.When Downtown Was Cool: Mario Batali, Simon Doonan, Wynton Marsalis Remember the Good Old Days|The Daily Beast|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But even he did not go so far as to talk about the Wife of Bath as though she were flesh and blood.
We might meet at Bath, at Tunbridge, or anywhere else indeed, could we but be at the same place together.Love And Freindship And Other Early Works|Jane Austen
Another good suggestion in a case of this kind is to decrease the duration of the bath.Vitality Supreme|Bernarr Macfadden
Shelley and Mary in Bath suspected nothing of the impending crisis.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
Such are her own expressions; and they probably indicate a vapour bath not a bath of hot water.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
In houses possessing a bath-room the bath consists merely of a wooden tub with a stove to heat the water.The Empire of the East|H. B. Montgomery
noun plural baths (bɑːðz)
- a vessel in which something is immersed to maintain it at a constant temperature, to process it photographically, electrolytically, etc, or to lubricate it
- the liquid used in such a vessel
Word Origin for bath
Word Origin for bath
Old English bæð "immersing in water, mud, etc.," also "quantity of water, etc., for bathing," from Proto-Germanic *batham (cf. Old Norse bað, Middle Dutch bat, German bad), from PIE root *bhe- "to warm" (cf. Latin fovere "to foment") + Germanic *-thuz suffix indicating "act, process, condition" (cf. birth, death). Original sense was of heating, not immersing in water. The city in Somerset, England (Old English Baðun) was so called from its hot springs. Bath salts attested from 1875 (Dr. Julius Braun, "On the Curative Effects of Baths and Waters").
pan-Arab socialist party, founded by intellectuals in Syria in 1943, from Arabic ba't "resurrection, renaissance."
n. pl. baths (băðz, băths)
see take a bath; throw out the baby with the bath water.