wave pool

noun

Definition of wave pool

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

Examples of wave pool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also on-site is a wave pool — at the outdoor water park — where nine-foot waves crest every 90 seconds for a little bit of Malibu in this Midwestern locale. Kristine Hansen, Travel + Leisure, 31 May 2022 Cool activity: Visit the water park, which features several slides, a wave pool, an aqua maze, a splash island and a lazy river. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 7 July 2022 Features wave pool, tube slides, water slides and flumes, thrill rides, surfing simulator, spray-ground area for kids and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 25 May 2022 Spend a day at Sandy Beach Water Park with a wave pool, lazy river, and cabanas. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 9 June 2022 Top of the kids’ list: the Soundwaves water attraction, which boasts a massive outdoor wave pool and indoor surf simulator. Karen Cicero, Good Housekeeping, 19 May 2022 Best For: Catching rays at the Mandalay Bay wave pool. Mike Steere, Outside Online, 14 May 2015 Big Surf, which is believed to have been home to the first wave pool in the country, has been closed since the summer 2019 season ended. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, 13 Apr. 2022 Find over 50 water features, like a wave pool, tube slides, water slides, sprayground area for kids and more at Kings Island's Soak City. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 26 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of wave pool

1977, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wave pool was in 1977

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Last Updated

31 Jul 2022

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“Wave pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20pool. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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