bath water


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bath water

also bath·wa·ter (băth′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər, bäth′-)
n.
The water used for a bath.
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Noun1.bath water - water used for a bathbath water - water used for a bath    
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
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Then Arete told her maids to set a large tripod upon the fire as fast as they could, whereon they set a tripod full of bath water on to a clear fire; they threw on sticks to make it blaze, and the water became hot as the flame played about the belly of the tripod.
At the bottom of the smooth plaster wall there was a brick pulled out to make a sluice for the bath water, and as Rikki-tikki stole in by the masonry curb where the bath is put, he heard Nag and Nagaina whispering together outside in the moonlight.
Thereon they set a tripod full of bath water on to a clear fire: they threw sticks on to it to make it blaze, and the water became hot as the flame played about the belly of the tripod.
Both Miss Lavinia and Miss Clarissa had a superstition, however, that he would have declared his passion, if he had not been cut short in his youth (at about sixty) by over-drinking his constitution, and over-doing an attempt to set it right again by swilling Bath water.
Description of the procurement: bathing water technical equipment according to din 19643: bath water plant 1, approx.
But new legislation starting today will hopefully prevent this from happening again, as the law will see the temperature of bath water in new homes in England and Wales limited to 48 degrees, instead of 60 degrees.
Research shows that 600 people suffer from bath water scalding every year, a child under five is admitted to hospital with hot water injuries every day, and 15 pensioners die from bath water burns every year.
Wakefield MP Mary Creagh wants to see a change in the law so that thermostatic valves are fitted in all new and refurbished homes to prevent hot bath water scalding.
TWENTY children every year die from scalding injuries because parents do not check if the bath water is too hot, a report will warn this week.
Always test any food with your finger before giving to a child and test bath water with a wrist or elbow, Siddens says.
But when you recirculate the bath water through the chambers housing UV--both in the in vitro tests and in our Beta Study--the levels of bacteria come down to the point where they are barely traceable after an actual bath.
So depending on the mood you want to evoke, go ahead and tint your bath water, use colored towels, or wrap up in your favorite purple robe.