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spa

(spah),
A health resort, especially one where there are one or more mineral springs with waters that possess therapeutic properties.
[Spa, a mineral spring health resort in Belgium]

spa

(spä)
n.
1. A resort providing therapeutic baths.
2. A resort area having mineral springs.
3. A health spa.
4. A tub for relaxation or invigoration, usually including a device for raising whirlpools in the water.

SPA

abbreviation for sperm penetration assay.

spa

A health resort where one bathes in the water of a particular natural spring.

SPA

Abbreviation for:
Scottish Prescribing Analysis (obsolete) 
sheep pulmonary adenomatosis
shrinking pleuritis with atelectasis
Small Practices Association 
soluble protective antigen
spastic ataxia
sperm penetration assay
sphenopalatine artery
spinal anaesthesia 
spondyloarthropathy
spontaneous physical activity
spontaneous platelet aggregation
staphylococcal protein A
structured professional activities, see there 
superficial palmar arch
supporting professional activities, see there 
suprapubic (bladder) aspiration
surfactant protein A

SPA

staphylococcal protein A.
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After about 15 minutes, it was time for me to leave the spa bath and for the masseur to massage lotion into my skin while my friend enjoyed the soak.
Each week THE LOOK will award a lucky winner a prize package from Lisa Hoffman Beauty, which includes Spa Bath Soak, Spa Body Wash, Spa Body Polisher, Spa Body Creme, Spa Bath Hand & Foot Butter, Spa Bath Packette, and Madagascar Orchid Fragrance Oil.
The bathroom has a shower as well as the Jacuzzi spa bath.
Although not offering the same reputed health benefits as a spa bath they do come close to being able to offer the same relaxation level.
The 20 mountaineers clambered 15,000ft to the top of Mont Blanc and then put together their own spa bath.
THE Queen has splashed out pounds 5,000 on a luxury spa bath to ease the aches in her back.
The space around the tub makes it feel peaceful and luxurious," says architect Michael Harris, who designed the spa bath pictured above.
If you're a winner, you can enjoy the heated pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room and cardiovascular and resistance-equipped gym.
Designed to provide an environment where guests can rebound from travel-related stress and perform at their very best, the Renewal Suite features a decompression chamber, spa bath, Zen-like home gym, chromotherapy and tranquil water, light and music features throughout.
The master suite has twin walk-in closets and a spa bath finished in tumbled marble.
Partial demolition and renovation of the spa bath in three phases 1 BA Demolition of the spa guest center, the spa and the non-listed hotel building.