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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.
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cold bath

A bath in water at a temperature below 65°F (18.3°C).
See also: bath
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"I would lie in bed scared because he would batter me." Mr Hagan said he tried to tell others and he was eventually taken to a nearby sanatorium - aged six or seven - when he collapsed after being pulled from a cold bath.
A MAN who was put in cold baths after wetting his bed in a children's home yesterday said the institution was like a "prison camp".
After the researcher had made the before measurements on the two groups of the research through entering the first experimental group, which used Sauna as recovery mean, into the Sauna room for ten minutes , then we entered the second group, which used the cold water bath as recovery mean, into the cold bath for five minutes.
Guitarbaz commented: "I think the cold bath wasn''t the only shock they''d had at the weekend!
We didn't have enough though, so I had to jump into a freezing cold bath to cover me up - it was easier to balance in water.
Features include a cold range of -35[degrees]C to 123[degrees]C, hot 50[degrees]C to 350[degrees]; accuracy: cold [+ or -]0.5[degrees]C, hot [+ or -]0.1 percent FS + one digit; stability: cold [+ or -]0.5[degrees]C, hot [+ or -]0.5[degrees]C; heating time: cold bath 10 minutes, hot bath 18 minutes; resolution: cold 100 mm, hot 120 mm.
Another alleged victim said Khyra, who died in May last year after losing an estimated 40 per cent of her body weight, was made to sit in a cold bath as a punishment for being naughty.
His job now, while still at the helm at Renault, is to help Nissan recover from pounds 1.58 billion losses after the industry took an icy cold bath in 2008..
For some, like Button, it was a little more uncomfortable than for others, but a cold bath, some ice - and a rub from Sebastien Vettel for good measure - will see the Briton right.
Also used as a vehicle in spray adhesives and as a cold bath degreaser.