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swimming pool

noun
1.
a tank or large artificial basin, as of concrete, for filling with water for swimming.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • In big houses with a swimming pool, bath-robes are supplied and often bathing suits.
  • There is a small swimming pool which can be warmed artificially.
  • If you don't have a swimming pool, you could install a cistern or rain barrels.
  • Then notice how the soothing palette mimics the sparkle and cool, watery blue of a swimming pool or water feature.
  • The dance hall will be right in the middle, between the food court and the swimming pool.
  • Hot water for all the apartments in the complex took less gas than this tiny swimming pool.
  • The average swimming pool or hot tub contains enough to dry one's hair to the point of ruination.
  • If you're being shot at, you could do worse than diving into a swimming pool.
  • It's unclear how they could cross a swimming pool, let alone the globe.
  • He had to go to the swimming pool to meet his sister.
British Dictionary definitions for swimming pool

swimming pool

noun
1.
an artificial pool for swimming
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