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 Cliff Kapono, a chemist and pro surfer who’s native to the island of Hawaii, worries about the strain an artificial wave pool would pose on the island’s resources. Molly Glick, Popular Science, "Pro surfers hit artificial waves in the heat of the climate crisis," 30 June 2020 The waterpark, which requires a separate admission from the amusement park, offers dozens of slides, a wave pool, lazy river and play areas for kids. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Ohio’s jump in coronavirus cases raises questions on why it’s happening: The Wake Up for Friday, June 26, 2020," 26 June 2020 Each pool is restricting usage to 50 percent capacity, which means a maximum of 300 people at the wave pool, 50 at San Jacinto and Northwest and 38 at the Fairmont facility. Carissa Lamkahouan, Houston Chronicle, "Pandemic affects hours, rules at La Porte pools," 6 June 2020 Also: SoakZone waterpark offers slides, a wave pool and lazy river, included with admission. Susan Glaser, cleveland, "Cedar Point, Kings Island, Kennywood, Waldameer prepare to reopen, with adjustments: Amusement park guide 2020," 25 June 2020 In Hawaii, local surfer Brian Keaulana is aiming to build a five-acre wave pool on Oahu’s West Side, but there’s talk of how the project could have a ripple effect beyond the sport. Molly Glick, Popular Science, "Pro surfers hit artificial waves in the heat of the climate crisis," 30 June 2020 Fewer lounge chairs and tables in the waterpark area, and fewer tubes in the wave pool and lazy river, to keep guests at least 6 feet apart. Susan Glaser, cleveland, "Sandusky’s Kalahari Resort, state’s largest hotel and water park, prepares to reopen," 12 June 2020 Will consumers want to spend hours wandering through a crowded indoor mall or floating in a packed wave pool with hundreds of strangers? Natalie Wong, Bloomberg.com, "American Dream Leaves Clan Behind Mall Empire Mired in Debt," 11 June 2020 The wave pool is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and on weekends from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Carissa Lamkahouan, Houston Chronicle, "Pandemic affects hours, rules at La Porte pools," 6 June 2020

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jul 2020

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“Wave pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20pool. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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