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.
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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
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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
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Translations

hot-water bottle

[hɒtˈwɔːtəˌbɒtl] Nbolsa f de agua caliente
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hot-water bottle

nWärmflasche f
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hot-water bottle

[ˌhɒtˈwɔːtəˌbɒtl] nborsa dell'acqua calda, boule f inv
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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
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hot-water bottle

n bolsa de agua caliente
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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. She would have passed them, but Mrs.
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.
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THE oh-so-modest man behind Peter Jones Enterprise, the Peter Jones Foundation, Peter Jones TV and BBC2's Peter Jones Meets accusing a budding entrepreneur who named a hot-water bottle after himself of being egotistical.