a tub to bathe in, especially one that is a permanent fixture in a bathroom.
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How to use bathtub in a sentence
The climate is like a bathtub that’s slowly filling up with water.Bill Gates: Here's a Formula That Explains Where We Need to Invest in Climate Innovation | Bill Gates | January 22, 2021 | Time
Dripping with brocade, candelabras and opulent bathtub setups, every suite is unique — so you might want to book a night in each one.
To that end, you can bring a waterproof electric shaver into the bathtub with you.Best electric shaver: Get a smooth shave with our picks | Jeremy Helligar | December 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
On rainy days, toilets won’t flush and foul effluent burbles up into bathtubs and sinks.
In the first thirty minutes of the game you find your bloody T-shirt in the bathtub, with no recollection of how it ended up that way after a heavy night of drinking.‘Twin Mirror’ is a pale reflection of Dontnod’s previous, story-rich games | Elise Favis | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
With its screen raised, it looked more than anything else like a mechanized bathtub.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day | James Jones | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We fill every container, bucket and bathtub in the house and it lasts us until the next time.
She stumbles over to the bathroom and points to the bathtub.‘My Granny The Escort’: Meet 85-Year-Old Sheila Vogel-Coupe, Britain’s Oldest Prostitute | Marlow Stern | June 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I describe the pink hued iridescent bubbles in the bathtub, and the way they glide away from my skin as if it's made of silk.
It sounds like you're in the bathtub with me as I describe the back massage I am about to give you.
This is usually administered in a large bathtub and is beneficial in the fevers of the older children.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
The undressed child is placed upon a low stool in the half-filled bathtub at 100 F. with the feet in the warm water.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
They should be put in a bathtub or sink when the rooms are cleaned, and sprayed and sponged and soaked.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
It is only common decency after one has used a bathtub to rinse and wipe it for the sake of the next person.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
It is the lack of a proper bathtub that makes this camping business truly awful!The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires | Laura Dent Crane
British Dictionary definitions for bathtub
a bath, esp one not permanently fixed
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