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 Iron gates guard the property, which features 2.5 acres of park-like grounds complete with rolling lawns, colorful gardens, a swimming pool and tennis court. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Norton Simon’s son sells Beverly Hills estate for $25 million," 2 July 2020 The Marilyn Edgar Park swimming pool is still open at 50 percent capacity and sales tax revenue is not suffering as much as other areas. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Oak Ridge North cancels July Fourth parade, events due to COVID-19," 1 July 2020 Authorities say electricity didn't play a role in the drowning deaths of three family members in their backyard swimming pool in New Jersey. CBS News, "Electricity not a factor in pool deaths of girl, mother and grandfather in New Jersey," 25 June 2020 Another perk is the company’s private oasis called The Beach Club at Bimini, complete with white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, a massive swimming pool and plenty of Instagram-worthy hangouts. Hannah Chubb, PEOPLE.com, "Virgin Voyages Announces New Sail Date and Health Plan for First Adults-Only Cruise," 23 June 2020 Perched on platforms near the swimming pool at the sprawling residence, two 15-ton stone lions cut imposing figures. Faris Mokhtar, Bloomberg.com, "Singapore Bungalow for $45 Million. Rare Artifacts Are Extra," 23 June 2020 Outdoor amenities include a swimming pool and a cabana designed by Frank Welch. Dallas News, "This summer is the new spring with ‘flurry of activity’," 21 June 2020 On the night of April 4, 1968, Baldwin was sitting by his swimming pool with Billy Dee Williams, listening to an Aretha Franklin record, when the phone rang. Eddie S. Glaude, The New Yorker, "The History That James Baldwin Wanted America To See," 19 June 2020 Listing photos showed a home gym, billiard room and in-ground swimming pool with panoramic mountain views. Scott Morris, ProPublica, "How a PG&E Contractor With a Sketchy Past Made Millions After California’s Deadliest Fire," 30 June 2010

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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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6 Jul 2020

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“Swimming pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swimming%20pool. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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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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