steam bath

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  1. a bath of steam, usually in a specially equipped room or enclosure, for cleansing or refreshing oneself.

  2. a special room or enclosure, or an establishment containing it, for such a bath.

  1. a bath of steam used in laboratories for sterilizing equipment, utensils, etc.

Origin of steam bath

First recorded in 1820–30

Words Nearby steam bath Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use steam bath in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for steam bath

steam bath

  1. a room or enclosure that can be filled with steam in which people bathe to induce sweating and refresh or cleanse themselves

  2. an act of taking such a bath

  1. an enclosure through which steam can be passed continuously, used in laboratories for sterilizing equipment, maintaining a constant temperature, etc

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