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hot tub

noun
1.
a wooden tub, usually large enough to accommodate several persons, that is filled with hot aerated water and often equipped with a thermostat and whirlpool: used for recreation or physical therapy and often placed out of doors, as on a porch.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75, Americanism
Related forms
hot-tubber, noun
hot-tubbing, noun
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Examples from the web for hot tub
  • Head to the hot tub or the steam room to warm up again, then repeat the routine as you wish.
  • If you are new to hot tub maintenance, order a start-up chemical package that will have everything you need.
  • Meteor showers observed from the hot tub this evening.
  • They are free not to show up, ignore trainers' advice, or spend all day in the hot tub instead of working out on the equipment.
  • The average swimming pool or hot tub contains enough to dry one's hair to the point of ruination.
  • The place is every bit as friendly as a communal hot tub, and not much bigger.
  • Sip wine in the onboard hot tub or sneak out for a moonlight paddle after hours.
  • We soaked in a hot tub, enjoyed a picnic, and rode back to our camp.
  • There was a steak dinner and a bubbling outdoor hot tub back at the lodge.
  • The first, above, shows a structure covering a hot tub.

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