hot tub

noun

Definition of hot tub

: a large tub of hot water in which bathers soak and usually socialize especially : such a tub with a whirlpool device

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hot-tub \ ˈhät-​ˌtəb How to pronounce hot-tub (audio) \ intransitive verb

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The bacteria can grow in warm water and can be found in shower heads and faucets, hot tubs, cooling towers, hot water tanks, decorative fountains or plumbing systems in large buildings. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, "Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel is the largest on record in Georgia," 11 Aug. 2019 Amenities: Saltwater hot tub, rooftop deck that overlooks the St. Croix River and downtown; bikes, including electric pedal bikes, available for hotel guests; complimentary parking ramp for guests. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Looking for a unique getaway? Go boutique at one of these new and not-so-far-away hotels," 10 Aug. 2019 The bacteria grows best in warm water and can be found in shower heads and faucets, hot tubs, cooling towers, hot water tanks, decorative fountains or plumbing systems in large buildings. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, "1 dead from Legionnaires’ disease after staying in Atlanta hotel; 11 other confirmed cases," 7 Aug. 2019 The spa also has an indoor lap pool, hot tub, patio and fitness center with mountain views. Sarah Kuta, The Know, "Serious self-care: A guide to Colorado’s must-visit spas," 30 July 2019 More buying power means more square footage, more acreage and more amenities (a pool! a tennis court! a hot tub!). Joanne Kaufman, New York Times, "Buying a Weekend House With Friends: Is It Really a Good Idea?," 26 July 2019 Once the spa closes at 10 p.m., the hot tub, sauna and bathroom are for guests’ private use until 11 the next morning. Sharon Boorstin, latimes.com, "Staying in a water tower in Mendocino is a natural high," 30 June 2019 The backyard contains a heated pool, hot tub, fire pit and viewing deck, all placed on the mountainside. Riley Murdock, azcentral, "Posh Places: $2.8 million Mesa mountain home boasts view of entire Valley," 29 June 2019 There was a sundeck and two hot tubs, a library full of South Sea literature, a cozy bar with live music, a spa for soothing massages, a gym to work off those long lunches, and a manifest of companionable and well-traveled fellow passengers. Stanley Stewart, Condé Nast Traveler, "Exploring Polynesia's Islands by Cruise," 28 June 2019

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First Known Use of hot tub

1973, in the meaning defined above

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hot tub

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hot tub

: a large tub of hot water in which people sit to relax or spend time together

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