sponge bath

noun

Definition of sponge bath

US

  1. :  a bath in which someone or something is not placed in water but is cleaned with a wet, soapy sponge or cloth

Word by Word Definitions

spongeplay
  1. :  an elastic porous mass of interlacing horny fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals (phylum Porifera) and is able when wetted to absorb water

    :  a piece of sponge (as for scrubbing)

    :  a porous rubber or cellulose product used similarly to a sponge

  1. :  to cleanse, wipe, or moisten with or as if with a sponge

    :  to get by sponging on another

    :  to absorb with or as if with or in the manner of a sponge

bathplay
  1. :  a washing or soaking (as in water or steam) of all or part of the body

    :  water used for bathing

    :  a contained liquid for a special purpose

  1. :  to give a bath to

    :  to take a bath

  1. :  an ancient Hebrew liquid measure corresponding to the ephah of dry measure


Medical Dictionary

sponge bath

noun

Medical Definition of sponge bath

  1. :  a bath in which water is applied to the body without actual immersion


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