cold bath

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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).
See also: bath
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In the Italian capital Rome, where temperatures have been stuck above 35C for weeks, tourists were fined for taking cooling baths in the Trevi and Four Rivers fountains.
Normally, as the water in the cooling baths heats up, energy is spent to circulate this water through a heat exchanger in order to cool it back down.