- bathtub ath"tub n.
A relatively large tub used to take a bath, usually a
permanent fixture in a bathroom; it is an open container that
is filled with water, in which a person immerses himself for
the purpose of washing the body.
Syn: bath, tub. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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