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sau·na

 (sô′nə, sou′-)
n.
1. A small room or structure that provides dry heat or steam for bathing or refreshing the body.
2. A bath or period of time spent in a sauna.

[Finnish.]

sauna

(ˈsɔːnə)
n
1. an invigorating bath originating in Finland in which the bather is subjected to hot steam, usually followed by a cold plunge or by being lightly beaten with birch twigs
2. the place in which such a bath is taken
[C20: from Finnish]

sau•na

(ˈsɔ nə, ˈsaʊ-)

n., pl. -nas, n.
1. a bath that uses dry heat to induce perspiration, and in which steam is produced by pouring water on heated stones.
2. a room equipped for such a bath.
v.i.
3. to take a sauna.
[1880–85; < Finnish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sauna - a Finnish steam bathsauna - a Finnish steam bath; steam is produced by pouring water over heated rocks
steam bath, steam room, vapor bath, vapour bath - a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
Translations
حَمَّامُ بُخَارحَمّام بُخار
sauna
sauna
saun
saunasaunoasaunominen
sauna
szauna
sána
サウナ
사우나
sauna
sauna
sauna
bastubada bastubasta
การอบเซาน่า
bồn tắm hơi

sauna

[ˈsɔːnə] Nsauna f (m in Cono Sur)

sauna

[ˈsɔːnə] nsauna m

sauna

nSauna f; to have a saunain die Sauna gehen

sauna

[ˈsɔːnə] nsauna

sauna

(ˈsoːnə) , (ˈsaunə) noun
(a building or room equipped for) a Finnish form of steam bath. They have a sauna in their house; They had a refreshing sauna.

sauna

حَمَّامُ بُخَار sauna sauna Sauna σάουνα sauna sauna sauna sauna sauna サウナ 사우나 sauna badstue sauna sauna сауна bastu การอบเซาน่า sauna bồn tắm hơi 桑那

sauna

n sauna m&f; [Note: The RAE lists sauna as feminine, but masculine usage is common.]
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In a study of more than 2,300 middle-aged men from eastern Finland, researchers found that compared to men who participated in one sauna session per week, the risk of sudden cardiac death was 22 percent lower among men who took part in two to three sauna bathing ses sions per week and 63 percent lower for those with four to seven sessions per week.
He said: "I think it was a sauna because it is stonebuilt and just doesn't look like a village to me.
By participating in both massage therapy and infrared sauna therapy, the health benefits for clients are endless.
When I made enquiries as what to do I was informed that after swimming at the new baths I will be expected to get dried and changed, then go to Lockwood for sauna and steam room.
Kelly-Ann Potter and Peter and Jane Donoghue have been charged with running Paradise Sauna since 2009.
Fatal heart-related deaths were less common in men whose sauna sessions lasted more than 19 minutes, compared with those who spent less than 11 minutes in the sauna.
Sauna and steam-bath lovers can choose between three different spa experiences: a Finnish sauna for ladies (90 A Celsius) and a Finnish mixed sauna (90 A Celsius).
He had not returned three hours later so his worried daughter Lara went to look for him in the sauna at the block of flats.
They self-reported their sauna usage, including frequency and duration.
The Steamflex Portable Sauna offers its users the ability to avail themselves of the numerous physical and mental benefits of relaxing steam-based treatments.
Councillor Gwyn John, Cabinet Member for Leisure, added: "Our aim is to ensure that the pool and the sauna suite are fully restored to working order.