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cold bath

a bath in which the water temperature is approximately 50° F (10° C) to 65° F (18° C), used primarily to reduce body temperature.

cold bath

Naturopathy
A bath taken in ice-cold water, which is believed to act as a tonic; cold baths may be of use in treating asthma, fever, muscle soreness, low sperm count and decreased libido.

cold bath

A bath in water at a temperature below 65°F (18.3°C).
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The researcher sees that the improvement of the second group juniors who used the cold water bath in the level of the physiological variables is resulted from the cold water, because the cold water affects positively on the nervous system and the junior's position in the bath makes him feeling with relaxation that in its turn leads to reduction and improvement of the physiological traits at the whole body after carrying out the motor action and before using the cold bath.
Also used as a vehicle in spray adhesives and as a cold bath degreaser.
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If the cold bath was working as athletes hoped, the scientists reasoned there would be fewer markers of inflammation and potential soreness in their working muscles after the ice bath than after the gentle pedalling.
He told BBC's Inside Out programme in February that when he arrived at the centre at the age of 14 he "was dragged out of the van by my hair, thrown up the wall, thrown into a cold bath, smashed against the wall and told I must memorise all these rules.
SUMMER'S a great time to change an old, ine cient boiler because you can get by without heating and you might even appreciate a cold bath or shower
But I had to have a cold bath, which is the worst thing in the world.
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