Sand bath

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(Chem.) A vessel of hot sand in a laboratory, in which vessels that are to be heated are partially immersed
A bath in which the body is immersed in hot sand.

See also: Sand, Sand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Red Sea - CC Via Wikimedia The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort Marsa Alam - Mathias Apitz - Flickr Ageeba: a miraculous place Ageeba -- Mediterranean coast - Egypt - Aya Gallab -- Wikimedia commons Siwa is a perfect destination for medical treatment tourism because of its therapeutic sand baths and salt lakes.
(2010), focus in Thalassotherapy as a basic component of health resort medicine and not just a type of Climatotherapy, as it concerns to the medical use of seawaters based on their mineral properties, also evokes the use of marine peloids, known as lime muds (Mud Therapy), methodical exposure to the sun (Heliotherapy), partial or full-body warm sand baths (Ammotherapy or Psammotherapy) and (but not only) marine climatotherapy (atmosphere, temperature, humidity, wind, barometric pressure etc.); although MEDLINE/PubMed search of the term "Thalassotherapy" in the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database only yields the word under the listing for "Climatotherapy", which as far as we are concerned is insufficient and inexact.
The new TC-9D control unit incorporates a flow meter in addition to a thermocouple, for more accurate and reproducible operation of the Techne SBL range of fluidised sand baths.
Information about sand baths was cited in works of Herodotus, Galen, Avicenna (Zunnunov Z.R., 2000).
Four TECHNE fluidised sand baths are providing the materials laboratory at Cambridge University's Department of Engineering with precisely controlled heating facilities for a wide variety of heat treatment processes up to 600[degrees]C with temperature accuracy within [degrees]1[degrees]C.
They are known as sand baths. It is supposed to be good for rheumatism and arthritis.
She explains that chinchillas require a very large cage, hay and daily sand baths.