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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bath /ˈbæθ, ˈbɑθ/ 名詞
 沐浴, 洗澡;

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bath /ˈbæθ, ˈbɑθ/ 動詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bath n.; pl. Baths
 1. The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for purposes of cleanliness, comfort, health, etc., to water, vapor, hot air, or the like; as, a cold or a hot bath; a medicated bath; a steam bath; a hip bath.
 2. Water or other liquid for bathing.
 3. A receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash their bodies in water.
 4. A building containing an apartment or a series of apartments arranged for bathing.
    Among the ancients, the public baths were of amazing extent and magnificence.   --Gwilt.
 5. Chem. A medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air, through which heat is applied to a body.
 6. Photog. A solution in which plates or prints are immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution.
 Note:Bath is used adjectively or in combination, in an obvious sense of or for baths or bathing; as, bathroom, bath tub, bath keeper.
 Douche bath. See Douche.
 Order of the Bath, a high order of British knighthood, composed of three classes, viz., knights grand cross, knights commanders, and knights companions, abbreviated thus: G. C. B., K. C. B., K. B.
 Russian bath, a kind of vapor bath which consists in a prolonged exposure of the body to the influence of the steam of water, followed by washings and shampooings.
 Turkish bath, a kind of bath in which a profuse perspiration is produced by hot air, after which the body is washed and shampooed.
 Bath house, a house used for the purpose of bathing; -- also a small house, near a bathing place, where a bather undresses and dresses.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bath n.  A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bath n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects.
 Bath brick, a preparation of calcareous earth, in the form of a brick, used for cleaning knives, polished metal, etc.
 Bath chair, a kind of chair on wheels, as used by invalids at Bath. “People walked out, or drove out, or were pushed out in their Bath chairs.” --Dickens.
 Bath metal, an alloy consisting of four and a half ounces of zinc and one pound of copper.
 Bath note, a folded writing paper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches.
 Bath stone, a species of limestone (oölite) found near Bath, used for building.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed
           (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant
           temperature or to lubricate it); "she soaked the etching
           in an acid bath"
      2: you soak your body in a bathtub; "he has a good bath every
      3: a relatively large open container that you fill with water
         and use to wash the body [syn: bathtub, bathing tub, tub]
      4: an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
      5: a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for
         its hot springs and Roman remains
      6: a room (as in a residence) containing a bath or shower and
         usually a washbasin and toilet [syn: bathroom]
      v : clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should
          bathe every day" [syn: bathe]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a Hebrew liquid measure, the tenth part of an homer (1 Kings
    7:26, 38; Ezek. 45:10, 14). It contained 8 gallons 3 quarts of
    our measure. "Ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath" (Isa.
    5:10) denotes great unproductiveness.