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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bath·ing n. Act of taking a bath or baths.
 Bathing machine, a small room on wheels, to be driven into the water, for the convenience of bathers, who undress and dress therein.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bathe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bathed p. pr. & vb. n. Bathing.]
 1. To wash by immersion, as in a bath; to subject to a bath.
    Chancing to bathe himself in the River Cydnus.   --South.
 2. To lave; to wet. “The lake which bathed the foot of the Alban mountain.”
 3. To moisten or suffuse with a liquid.
    And let us bathe our hands in Cæsar's blood.   --Shak.
 4. To apply water or some liquid medicament to; as, to bathe the eye with warm water or with sea water; to bathe one's forehead with camphor.
 5. To surround, or envelop, as water surrounds a person immersed.  “The rosy shadows bathe me. ” --Tennyson. “The bright sunshine bathing all the world.” --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: immersing the body in water or sunshine
      2: the act of washing yourself (or another person) [syn: washup]