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 The parklike property features a swimming pool, a reflecting pond and a tennis court surrounded by hedges. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Tommy Hilfiger bags $45 million for Connecticut manor," 20 Jan. 2021 Members purchased stock to belong to the club, which in its heyday featured a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, dining and bar services, a tennis center, swimming pool, staff golf and tennis pros, swim teams and other amenities. Kim Chatelain | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, "An aging country club on the Tchefuncte River survives into its sixth decade," 10 Jan. 2021 Outdoor amenities include a walking trail around the estate's perimeter, a resort-sized swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a pool house, and a tennis court with nighttime lighting. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "This $160 Million Estate Is the Most Expensive Home in the U.S. to Hit the Auction Block - See Inside," 21 Dec. 2020 The lagoon area will include a swimming pool, cabanas, sand beaches and kayaking. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "$450 million community north of McKinney will feature a ‘Venetian Lagoon’," 14 Dec. 2020 Outside, the hilltop estate includes formal gardens, fountains, a swimming pool, a tennis court and a guesthouse. Candace Taylor, WSJ, "After Coronavirus Hit, Greenwich’s Real-Estate Market Staged a Major Comeback," 10 Dec. 2020 Those would include a weight room, swimming pool, grill area, cabanas, pet walking and relief station, movie theater, individual workspace and conference rooms. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A 25-story apartment tower would be Wauwatosa's tallest building, but many residents are opposing the plan," 10 Nov. 2020 There were plans for a 13-story cultural center that included a mosque — along with a swimming pool, gym, basketball court, a 500-seat auditorium, restaurant, culinary school, library and art studios — two blocks away from the site. Camille Caldera, USA TODAY, "Fact check: In 2010, Donald Trump offered $6M to try to stop a mosque near Ground Zero," 15 Sep. 2020 The fitness center covered more than 41,000 square feet on two floors and, in addition to weight areas and cardio equipment, had a swimming pool, indoor jogging track and basketball and racquetball courts. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "Hurt feelings over Henry Ford Health System decision to close fitness center," 13 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of swimming pool

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swimming pool was in 1840

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25 Feb 2021

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“Swimming pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimming%20pool. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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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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