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water bath

noun
1.
a system for the control of temperature in which a vessel containing the material to be heated is set into or over one containing water and receiving the heat directly.
2.
a bath of water.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples from the web for water bath
  • Here is where a professional kitchen trick comes in handy: make an ice water bath.
  • In fact, you'll need to clear out a pretty big cupboard to store a water bath canner.
  • Also, any regular ziploc bag is probably a bad choice to be submerging in a hot water bath.
  • Keep warm by placing in a warm water bath time to serve.
  • As soon as the peas are done, drain them and place them in an ice water bath to stop the cooking and preserve their bright color.
  • Once the distilled water has reached the reference temperature, place the thermometer to be calibrated in the hot water bath.
  • Remove the specimen from the water bath or oven and place in the lower segment of the breaking head.
  • Remove tubes from water bath, and carefully pour off lysis buffer.

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