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 (nā′tə-tôr′ē-əm, năt′ə-)
An indoor swimming pool.

[Late Latin natātōrium, place for swimming, from neuter of Latin natātōrius, of swimming, from natātus, act of swimming, from past participle of natāre, frequentative of nāre, to swim; see natatorial.]
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n, pl -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) rare a swimming pool, esp an indoor pool
[C20: from Late Latin: swimming place, pool]
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(ˌneɪ təˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌnæt ə-)

n., pl. -to•ri•ums, -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)
a swimming pool, esp. one that is indoors.
[1885–90; < Late Latin natātōrium swimming place, derivative of Latin natā(re) to swim]
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a swimming pool, particularly an indoor facility.
See also: Athletics
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.natatorium - pool that provides a facility for swimmingnatatorium - pool that provides a facility for swimming; "`swimming bath' is a British term"
athletic facility - a facility for athletic events
lido - a recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports
pool - an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
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[ˌneɪtəˈtɔːrɪəm] N (natatoria (pl)) [ˌneɪtəˈtɔːrɪə] (US) → piscina f
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Cheered by her parents at the Natatorium of the Olympic Park Swimming Centre in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, 16 year old girl, Lara al Yafei, wrote a new chapter in Oman's Olympic history on Sunday at the third Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which began on Saturday.
The gymnasium can seat up to 1,000 people for sports or other events.<br />The athletics accommodations include a competition natatorium.<br />"As we got into the actual construction our goal was to bring in actual neighborhood companies and try to get as much of the south side's workers as possible, " Jorgensen said.
In the arid West, summer introduction of outdoor air does not present the cooling energy penalty to a Natatorium Air Conditioning System as it would in the more humid ambient conditions of the South and Southeast sections of the US.
My wife and I spent Saturday in the Natatorium on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, where our son was swimming in an invitational meet.
For the Waukesha (WI) School District's natatorium, energy savings was a high priority, but the need to improve lighting conditions was also urgent.
The Cougars went 1-3 in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the final event, to claim a 133-129 victory at the Stevens Natatorium.