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Definitions of BATH
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By Noah Webster.
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The act of washing or covering the body with water, or of exposing it to any other fluid or vapor; the state of being covered with a fluid, as sweat; a vessel holding water for bathing; a building or room fitted up for bathing purposes; a vessel containing a liquid for treatment of an object put into it; the water or other liquid used in bathing.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. The immersion of the body or any of its parts in water or any other yielding or fluid medium; or the application of such medium in any form-spray, vapor, affusion, jets, etc.-to a part or the whole of the body. 2. The apparatus employed in giving a bath of any form. The term is qualified according to the medium used: water bath, air bath, sand bath, mud bath, etc.; according to the temperature of the medium: hot, warm, tepid, temperate, cool, and cold (see below); according to the form in which the medium is applied: spray baths, vapor bath, douche bath, etc.; according to the medicament added to the medium: acid bath, alkaline bath, alum bath, astringent bath, mustard bath, sulphur bath, etc.; and according to the part bathed: full bath, foot bath, site bath, etc. Baths are given in therapeutics for their local effect upon the skin in cutaneous disorders or for their effect upon the nervous or circulatory system, either relaxing or stimulating. The science which treats of bathing, especially bathing in the sea or in the waters of mineral springs, is called balneology; the branch of therapeutics which deals with the local or general application of water in various forms and at various temperatures, chiefly for its systemic effects, is called hydrotherapy or (incorrectly) hydropathy.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Immersion, or stay, for a longer or shorter duration, of the whole or a part of the body, in some medium, as water. Act of plunging into a liquid, sand, or other substance, in which it is the custom to bathe, Plunge Bath. Also, the vessel in which the water is put for bathing. Also, a public or private establishment for bathing. The common water-bath, used for hygienic as well as for therapeutical purposes, is the Bain simple ou hygienique of the French. In Pharmacy, a vessel, placed over a fire, and filled with any substance, into which another vessel is placed, containing matters for digestion, evaporation, or distillation.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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