hot-water bottle


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hot-wa·ter bottle

(hŏt′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
n.
A stoppered container, usually made of plastic or rubber, that is filled with hot water and applied to a part of the body for warmth. Also called hot-water bag.

hot-water bottle

n
(Tools) a receptacle, now usually made of rubber, designed to be filled with hot water, used for warming a bed or parts of the body
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hot-water bottle - a stoppered receptacle (usually made of rubber) that is to be filled with hot water and used for warming a bed or parts of the bodyhot-water bottle - a stoppered receptacle (usually made of rubber) that is to be filled with hot water and used for warming a bed or parts of the body
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
Translations

hot-water bottle

[hɒtˈwɔːtəˌbɒtl] Nbolsa f de agua caliente

hot-water bottle

nWärmflasche f

hot-water bottle

[ˌhɒtˈwɔːtəˌbɒtl] nborsa dell'acqua calda, boule f inv

hot-water bottle

وِعَاءٌ لِـمِيَاهٍ سَاخِنَة ohřívací láhev varmedunk Wärmflasche θερμοφόρα bolsa de agua caliente kuumavesipullo bouillotte termofor borsa dell’acqua calda 湯たんぽ 탕파 kruik varmeflaske termofor bolsa de água quente, saco de água quente грелка varmvattenflaska กระเป๋าน้ำร้อน sıcak su torbası bình đựng nước nóng 热水袋

hot-water bottle

n bolsa de agua caliente
References in classic literature ?
And the blanket must be hung up in the wind; and the bed must be thoroughly disinfected, and aired with a warming-pan; and warmed with a hot-water bottle.
Elliot, who was passing them with her eager but uncertain movement, carrying in her hands a plate and an empty hot-water bottle.
A carefuller study of the phenomenon reveals the fact that the seraphic strains are produced by the steam escaping from the hot-water bottles at the feet of the invalid.
Sheldon obeyed her instructions, rushed hot-water bottles along to her, and then sat on the veranda vainly trying to interest himself in a two-months-old file of Sydney newspapers.