bath·tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb , ˈbäth- \

Definition of bathtub 

: a usually fixed tub for bathing

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Now a sleek, towering glass shower and Jacuzzi bathtub sit on white, swirly marble tile. Zahria Rogers, The Courier-Journal, "Modern meets antique. This Norton Commons cottage is the perfect combo," 21 June 2018 For blocked bathtub or shower drains, follow the instructions above, but place the stopper over the drain once the solution has been poured into the pipe. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Woman's Day, "The Best Way to Unclog a Drain," 29 Mar. 2017 The master bathroom is essentially 450 square feet of Italian Calacatta marble, complete with its own fireplace (how cozy), iron cast bathtub and freestanding shower. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "Meryl Streep's Former New York City Townhouse Is For Sale For $28.5 Million," 30 Sep. 2016 After his death, DeBrodie was allegedly left in the bathtub for two or three days before he was dumped in the trash can on which cement was then poured before being placed in a storage unit, where his body was ultimately found., "Developmentally Disabled Man Allegedly Did Labor for Caretaker Before Body Was Found Encased in Concrete," 8 June 2018 Only king suites have fireplaces; three rooms include bathtubs. Jeanne Cooper,, "Suite Spot: Cameron’s Inn, Half Moon Bay," 12 July 2018 These slippers are for the commute from the bathtub to the bed, not the West Village to SoHo. Morgan Baila,, "Justin Bieber's Hotel Slippers Will Outlive Us All," 6 July 2018 The trio allegedly left Jones naked in a bathtub without food for over 30 hours. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, "Three Charged in Kidnapping of 'Halloween: Resurrection' Actress," 4 July 2018 Fiona has been on the cover of three Scholastic Classroom Magazines that reached millions of students with stories accompanied by reading exercises or math formulas such as finding how many bathtubs the water in her zoo would fill. Dan Sewell, The Seattle Times, "Fiona, Cincinnati zoo’s famous preemie hippo, becomes a force for teaching kids," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of bathtub

1821, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bathtub

: a large and long container in which people take baths or showers


bath·tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb , ˈbäth- \

Kids Definition of bathtub

: a tub in which to take a bath


bath·tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb, ˈbȧth- \

Medical Definition of bathtub 

: a usually fixed tub for bathing

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