swimming pool


Definition of swimming pool

: a pool suitable for swimming especially : a tank (as of concrete or plastic) made for swimming

Examples of swimming pool in a Sentence

Our neighbors have a swimming pool in their backyard.

Recent Examples on the Web

Nestled among Cypress trees and Monterey pines, the place gives off major '60s vibes thanks to its retro refit, complete with shuffleboard and croquet courts, swimming pools, and fire pits for roasting s'mores. Mehera Bonner, Marie Claire, "Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in California's Secret Wine Country," 8 Jan. 2019 At One Grosvenor Square there will be a gym and private training studio, swimming pool, spa and sauna, and members club with movie theater and business suite. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, "In Brexit Britain, London’s Empty New Penthouses Seek Owners," 15 Nov. 2018 Its lofty position gives it the god’s share of views—particularly from the wooden deck of the saltwater swimming pool. Gemma Askham, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Barcelona," 4 Mar. 2018 The alleged intelligence hub in Maryland reportedly features tennis courts, swimming pools, boating docks, and Russian steam baths. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The Trump Administration Is Considering the Return of Russian Compounds," 1 June 2017 In addition to your standard yacht amenities, like swimming pools and helipads, these boats often come equipped with submarines and missile defense systems. Gaby Del Valle, Vox, "What are rich people buying now? Superyachts, apparently.," 8 Nov. 2018 But swimming pools can be child killers, as can bullying social media posts. Logan Jenkins, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Progress: Marijuana poll elicits a shrug," 26 Apr. 2018 Jurors are expected to see photographs of his Mercedes-Benz and of his Hampton property putting green and swimming pool. Chad Day, The Seattle Times, "What does Mueller have? Manafort trial offers glimpse," 30 July 2018 The 5,964-square-foot Normandy-style farmhouse features a library, billiards room, greenhouse, and swimming pool. Country Living Staff, Country Living, "Miracle on 34th Street," 28 Oct. 2015

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First Known Use of swimming pool

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swimming pool was in 1868

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English Language Learners Definition of swimming pool

: a large structure that is filled with water and that is used for swimming

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Kids Definition of swimming pool

: a tank (as of concrete or plastic) made for swimming

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