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Definition of the noun bathing

What does bathing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bathings

  1. immersing the body in water or sunshine
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: diversion / recreation = an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    • more specific terms:
  2. the act of washing yourself (or another person)

Specialised definition of the noun bathing

Glossary of sports

the activity of swimming in the sea, river or a pool (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the adjective bathing

What does bathing mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Designed for use whilst bathing.


Bathing is the washing of the body with a fluid, usually water or an aqueous solution, or the immersion of the body in water. It may be practised for personal hygiene, religious ritual or therapeutic purposes. By analogy, especially as a recreational activity, the term is also applied to sun bathing and sea bathing.

Phrases with Bathing

Phrases starting with the word Bathing:

  1. Bathing Box
  2. bathing cap
  3. Bathing Hut
  4. bathing tub
  5. bathing suit
  6. Bathing Beauty
  7. bathing trunks
  8. bathing costume
  9. bathing machine

Phrases ending with the word Bathing:

  1. sea bathing
  2. sun bathing

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bathing

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Google previewThe Young Woman's Journal (1891)

Bathing is an important matter of health, though some believe it more a luxury than a necessity of health.

Google previewPractical Observations on the Principal Diseases Affecting the Health of the European and Native Soldiers in the North-western Provinces of India (1843)

With a Supplement on Dysentery by W. L. MacGregor

Cold bathing is a frequent source of amusement to officers in India ; and it not unfrequently happens, that they spend some time daily throughout the hot. winds and ...

Google previewHappy Dog (2009)

Caring For Your Dog's Body, Mind and Spirit by Billy Rafferty, Jill Cahr

Bathing is an extremely soggy procedure: your dog will shake, you will splash and at least until you perfect your technique, the floor will be soaked. Honey, this is not a job to be performed in your new Prada dress and suede Jimmy Choos.

Google previewPathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine (2012)

by Alan J. Sinclair, John E. Morley, Bruno Vellas

Bathing is an activity that most often results in rejection of care. Strategies for bathing dependence are described below. A significant improvement in dressing performance can be achieved by implementing strategies that allow the person to ...

Google previewThe Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn (Complete) (2013)

by Elizabeth Bisland

The only trouble about the bathing is the ferocious sun. Few people bathe in the heat of the day, but yesterday we went in four times; and the sun nearly flayed us. This morning we held a council of war and decided upon greater moderation.

Google previewAfter a Stroke (2005)

300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Cleo Hutton

Touching or lightly rubbing your affected side with your unaffected hand during bathing is a very positive ...

Google previewHealth Secrets. . . Every One Should Know (1996)

by Wayne Sutton

Bathing is a useful pre- ventative and may often be employed as a curative means. Remedies — 1 . An ordinary cold can be "cured" in its incipient stage by soaking the feet in as hot mustard-water as can well be borne. Wipe them dry and ...

Google previewHomoeopathic Nursery Manual (1999)

by Benson

Bathing is a luxury, not a necessity, and the bath must be adapted to the individual baby. Only general rules can be laid down. A bath thermometer should be used if possible. When a thermometer is not available, the nurse should test ...

Google previewThe Laying Hen and its Environment (2012)

A Seminar in the EEC Programme of Coordination of Research on Animal Welfare, organised by R. Moss and V. Fischbach, and held at Luxembourg, March 11–13, 1980 by R. Moss

Dust bathing is a highly social activity and is slightly unusual in that birds which are dust bathing communally come into physical contact with each other . It should be stated that as well as occurring as comfort movements, most of these ...

Google previewThe principal baths of Germany considered with reference to their remedial efficacy in chronic diseases (1840)

by Edwin Lee

Although bathing is the most essential part of the treatment, the drinking copiously of cold spring water is equally enjoined. Some persons drink as many as twenty goblets of water a day, with some, it is deemed advisable to recommend the ...

Google previewNursing Interventions & Clinical Skills (2015)

by Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter, Wendy Ostendorf

Bathing is a very personal experience, and taking into consideration each person's preferences promotes ...

Google previewPilgrimage and Power (2008)

The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954 by Kama Maclean

Bathing in the confluence of these rivers is thought to cleanse one of all sins; as such, bathing is the core religious activity for pilgrims coming to Allahabad. At the triveni, the Yamuna river is subsumed by the Ganga, which continues to flow to ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1998)

More Than 600 Science Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Bathing. Babies. Sa'ence skiffs Wifh fhe fun of play in warm, soapy water, children learn about water safety and practice fine motor skills. Materials Several baby dolls Warm water Water table or baby tubs Baby soap and/or shampoo bottles ...

Google previewHats and Headwear around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Beverly Chico

golden age of decorative swim caps produced a variety of designs, to in- clude bathing caps that were textured, polka dot printed, and highlighted with elaborate embellish- ments, such as floral petals, bows, and synthetic ribbons. Reflecting ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Local Government Law (1908)

Exclusive of the Metropolis

Bathing places. The local authority— (a) may ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry (2007)

by Francesca Sterlacci, Joanne Arbuckle

A bathing suit design consisting of two pieces, a top and a bottom piece, which cover a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 2

BATHING " At 98 the pulse was slightly increased in quickness, and did not subside; but the heat appeared to remain stationary. There was no sweat, though a free copious perspiration ; the urine was not increased ; and after some time the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

But this was not ail ; for every 9th d;iy, of Argos ; and the fust instance of warm bathing when they repaired to the city, either to thi nun- is Medea's use of it, who wa« said to boil people dinæ, or to attend at the assemblies of the people, alive, ...

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Quotes about Bathing

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plum blossoms
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Scrabble value of B3A1T1H4I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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