pump room


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pump room

n
(Complementary Medicine) a building or room at a spa in which the water from a mineral spring may be drunk
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Noun1.pump room - a pump house at a spa where medicinal waters are pumped and where patrons gather
pump house, pumping station - a house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
spa, watering hole, watering place - a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
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Dowler and his wife, respectively retired to their private sitting-rooms at the White Hart Hotel, opposite the Great Pump Room, Bath, where the waiters, from their costume, might be mistaken for Westminster boys, only they destroy the illusion by behaving themselves much better.
The register of the distinguished visitors in Ba-ath will be at the Pump Room this morning at two o'clock,' replied the M.
She was entreated to give them as much of her time as possible, invited for every day and all day long, or rather claimed as part of the family; and, in return, she naturally fell into all her wonted ways of attention and assistance, and on Charles's leaving them together, was listening to Mrs Musgrove's history of Louisa, and to Henrietta's of herself, giving opinions on business, and recommendations to shops; with intervals of every help which Mary required, from altering her ribbon to settling her accounts; from finding her keys, and assorting her trinkets, to trying to convince her that she was not ill-used by anybody; which Mary, well amused as she generally was, in her station at a window overlooking the entrance to the Pump Room, could not but have her moments of imagining.
This year's event takes place on Sunday, December 10 at Leamington's Pump Room Gardens.
20pm after a fire alarm activated in an underground pump room.
Nathan's body was found about 30 minutes later in the pool's pump room after engineers opened a water gate.
Jim said: "When I finally forced them to do something, they went to the pump room, opened a hatch and my son's body came out.
30pm) The Day Dawn (Wells Cathedral School Chamber Orchestra: Pittville Pump Room, Tue July 4, 3pm) Lost and Found in the Forest of Dean (Kings Singers: Tewkesbury Abbey, Wed Jul 5, 11am) String Quartet No 2 - Opus California (Brodsky Quartet: Pittville Pump Room, Thur July 6, 11am).
Following the event in the Pump Room, Sara finds the host organizer Museum Director Matthew Sawyer floating in the Roman Baths' Sacred Spring, stabbed to death.
Gadsby's third Noe will be in Chicago, where it will replace the famous Pump Room as Noe at the Pump Room.
Fire crews were called to pump room Number One at the Queensw ay entrance in Birkenhead at around 7am when t he water level reached two feet and threatened electric wiring.