wading pool


Definition of wading pool

: a shallow pool of portable or permanent construction used by children for wading

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Kloss also posted an image of her relaxing in a pool overlooking what appears to be an elephant sanctuary, while Kushner also snapped a candid photo of his wife in front of a tree. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner Head to South Africa on Their Honeymoon," 27 Dec. 2018 The Mexican entrance was covered by a pool table that lifted from the concrete floor with a hydraulic system. Nicole Hong, WSJ, "What El Chapo’s Trial Revealed: The Inner Workings of a $14 Billion Drug Empire," 12 Feb. 2019 On season 23, single bae Colton Underwood is hoping to find his dream girl out of a pool of 23 brilliant single ladies. Hannah Orenstein, Seventeen, "13 Things You Never Knew About Getting Dressed on "The Bachelor"," 16 Jan. 2019 Tabak-Bodtke’s husband discovered her lying in a pool of blood in their kitchen with multiple gunshot wounds to her head, according to court records in the Noreen Rudd murder case. George Houde, chicagotribune.com, "Donnie Rudd's future after guilty verdict in wife's '73 death: Prison — and another murder charge?," 8 July 2018 Two of the five men were seriously injured, with one man found in a pool of blood with stab wounds to his face and upper body. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "Police accuse Redmond O'Neal of violent crime spree, knife attacks," 9 June 2018 Complicating matters further, Michael and Kathleen’s dear friend Elizabeth Ratliff—their adopted daughters’ birth mother—also died on a staircase, in 1985; one witness testified that Elizabeth Ratliff, too, was found in a pool of blood. Sonia Saraiya, HWD, "Review: Whether Old or New, The Staircase Offers No Easy Answers," 8 June 2018 Majors, instead, will work with a pool of $1 million over three years. James Briggs, Indianapolis Star, "At 16, she was shot in the back. Now she's working to curb violence in Indianapolis.," 7 June 2018 Tesla draws from a pool of schools noted for churning out mechanical engineers and technicians, not just from the Ivy League circles usually frequented by recruiters of top consulting, tech and finance companies. Tim Higgins, WSJ, "Tesla Is the Hot Spot for Young Job Seekers," 25 Nov. 2018

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of wading pool

US : a shallow pool for children to play in

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