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 Many of Cage’s past hits (and some misses) are referenced throughout the 107-minute film, including a sly match shot of Cage staggering into a swimming pool, beer bottle in his hand, that’s straight out of Leaving Las Vegas. Mike Postalakis, SPIN, 22 Apr. 2022 Imagine putting a single drop of ink into an Olympic-size swimming pool; the challenge of direct air capture is akin to taking that drop back out. Vince Beiser, Wired, 28 Dec. 2021 Fire officials said initial reports stated that while a family member took a shower the child was able to get into the backyard and slip into the swimming pool. Mike Cruz, The Arizona Republic, 16 Nov. 2021 Chicopee police officers were credited with saving the life of a 2-year-old girl who wandered off into a swimming pool on Saturday. BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2021 One descends to a spa, and the other leads straight into a swimming pool perched at the edge of the property. Los Angeles Times, 28 May 2021 In 1999, a group raised money to convert a 260-foot barge into a floating swimming pool. Carl Swanson, Curbed, 7 May 2021 As hot summer temperatures descend upon South Florida, the price of relief — plunging into that cool, blue swimming pool in your backyard — continues to increase. Ron Hurtibise, Sun Sentinel, 26 Apr. 2022 The house was the site of the first swimming pool in the state. Sunset Magazine, 21 Mar. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

20 May 2022

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“Swimming pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimming%20pool. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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

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