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

Memorial: 403 Little John Lane Rent per month: $18,000 Square footage: 7,000 Built in 1965, this contemporary house sits on a heavily wooded lot that boasts a full tennis court, koi pond and swimming pool. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Peek inside the 4 most expensive rental homes in Houston, July 2019," 17 July 2019 At its opening, the Coney Island-style park’s centerpiece was the natatorium, which housed the largest indoor saltwater swimming pool in the world at the time. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Mission Beach Plunge pool reopens after 5 years and $12M in fixes," 3 July 2019 Green Magic Homes also offers plenty of other options in a variety of different sizes, the largest of which is the Sapphire Luxury Green Home collection, which includes luxe features like swimming pools and carports. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "You Can Build Your Own Eco-Friendly Hobbit House in Less Than Three Days," 7 May 2019 Last year, a mechanical issue spurred a chemical leak at a Durham YMCA swimming pool affecting 40 children ages 6 to 12 years old and two adults, according to ABC News’ August 2017 report of the incident. Stephen Sorace, Fox News, "Swimming pool deaths in North Carolina spark speculation about cause," 20 June 2018 The book describes how the experiment tried to provide everything that working class families wanted: affordable housing, a library, access to nature, movie theatres and swimming pools — and how thousands of people came together to build it. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "This mother-daughter duo just published a children's book about the history of Greendale," 17 June 2019 There’s also a 19 ft swimming pool (which has a hot and cold Jacuzzi) adorned with fiber optic lights for a magical ambience in the evening. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "The Best Room At...Baros Maldives," 4 May 2019 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

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First Known Use of swimming pool

1868, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jul 2019

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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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