wave pool


Definition of wave pool

: a large swimming pool equipped with a machine for producing waves

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Visitors to a water park in Northern China who were in the wave pool were suddenly smashed by the giant wave. Ben Kesslen, NBC News, "Watch: Wave pool in China malfunctions, triggering tsunami-sized wall of water that injures dozens," 1 Aug. 2019 View Sample Sign Up Now The park reportedly closed down the wave pool to investigate the incident. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "44 People Injured After Freak 'Tsunami' at a Wave Pool in China," 1 Aug. 2019 Beverly Lanham was standing in the Wild Water & Wheel wave pool when she was knocked over by a wave and scraped her arm against the bottom, The State reported. Joe Mario Pedersen, orlandosentinel.com, "Woman inflicted with flesh-eating bacteria, sues water park: report," 23 July 2019 Of course, Schlitterbahn in Galveston has a much bigger wave pool, just steps away from the real waves along the Seawall. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Houston-area cities where you'll find water fun," 17 May 2018 For families who have kids who are big enough for the pools, but also kids who are too small or cautious to go in them, both the lazy river and wave pool areas have giant sand beaches. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Illinois' biggest water park, Raging Waves, is a less hectic alternative to the Dells," 19 July 2019 Treat yourself to waves up to 6 feet tall in the 750,000-gallon wave pool. Laurel Deppen, The Courier-Journal, "30 things we love about Kentucky Kingdom for its 30th anniversary," 3 July 2019 Choose between wild waterslides or more low-key activities like bobbing in the wave pool and floating down the lazy river. Kristi Valentini, Woman's Day, "These Summer Vacation Spots Are the Hidden Gems of the Midwest," 25 June 2019 About 150 people took to the wave pool before the attraction opened Thursday morning. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, "Disney: Event introduces kids to swim lessons, Rowdy Gaines," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of wave pool

1977, in the meaning defined above

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