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steam bath

n.
1. The act of bathing through exposure to steam, which induces perspiration.
2. A room or building equipped to provide bathing with steam.
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steam bath

n
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a room or enclosure that can be filled with steam in which people bathe to induce sweating and refresh or cleanse themselves
2. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) an act of taking such a bath
3. (Chemistry) an enclosure through which steam can be passed continuously, used in laboratories for sterilizing equipment, maintaining a constant temperature, etc
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steam′ bath`


n.
1. a bath of steam, usu. in a specially equipped room or enclosure, for cleansing or refreshing oneself.
2. the room or enclosure itself.
3. an establishment with facilities for such a bath.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steam bath - a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathesteam bath - a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sauna, sweat room - a Finnish steam bath; steam is produced by pouring water over heated rocks
Turkish bath - a steam room where facilities are available for a bath followed by a shower and massage
2.steam bath - you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold showersteam bath - you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
washup, bathing - the act of washing yourself (or another person)
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