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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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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.
There are alot of people who buy spa baths after a holiday in the US or Canada.
Chemicals such as chlorine have to be used in spa baths for hygiene reasons, so shower afterwards.
Salish Lodge & Spa, a romantic mountain retreat 30 minutes east of Seattle, announced today it is the first hotel in the world to feature the SANIJET Pipeless(TM) Whirlpool Spa Bath in all of its guestrooms and suites.
HARROGATE'S old spa bath may now be closed, but the North Yorkshire town's wonderfully restored Victorian Turkish bath has reopened.
Spaform, which employs 120 staff, supplies about 25 per cent of the UK market for portable spa baths through a network of independent dealers.
The company also offers an extensive range of whirlpool and spa baths, from the compact Junior series for bathrooms with limited space to the Professional series, which includes two-people models and a range of luxury extras such as remote control and sound systems.
POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a lorry, a gazebo and two spa baths stolen from a firm in Holbrooks, Coventry.
Most of Englefield's innovative acrylic shower enclosures, baths, spa baths, vanities and accessories will be rebranded as Kohler products.
As the medical officer of a coastal Norwegian village, Stockmann fatefully discovers that the town's new cash-cow spa baths are being poisoned by industrial slime.