a bath of steam, usually in a specially equipped room or enclosure, for cleansing or refreshing oneself.
a special room or enclosure, or an establishment containing it, for such a bath.
a bath of steam used in laboratories for sterilizing equipment, utensils, etc.
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How to use steam bath in a sentence
The latter is saturated on a steam bath, cooled to 20, filtered and diluted with an equal volume of water before it is used.The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. | Julius Stieglitz
Evaporate the other half to dryness and moisten with a solution of boric acid and dry on a steam bath.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants | Edwin M. Bruce
Fausta was suffocated in a steam bath, though she had been his wife for twenty years and mother of three of his sons.History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints | Joseph Smith
Place the flask on the steam bath for 15 minutes, adding hydrogen peroxid in 0.5-cc.All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
Evaporate slowly on the steam bath with frequent stirring to a dry, powdery mass.All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for steam bath
a room or enclosure that can be filled with steam in which people bathe to induce sweating and refresh or cleanse themselves
an act of taking such a bath
an enclosure through which steam can be passed continuously, used in laboratories for sterilizing equipment, maintaining a constant temperature, etc
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