whirlpool bath

noun

Definition of whirlpool bath

:a therapeutic bath in which all or part of the body is exposed to forceful whirling currents of hot water

First Known Use of whirlpool bath

circa 1916


WHIRLPOOL BATH Defined for English Language Learners

whirlpool bath

noun

Definition of whirlpool bath for English Language Learners

  • : a bath in which water moves around in strong currents to massage a person's body


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whirlpool bath

noun

medical Definition of whirlpool bath

:a therapeutic bath in which all or part of the body is exposed to forceful whirling currents of hot water

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