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bi·det

(bē-dā'),
A tub for a sitz bath, having also an attachment for giving vaginal or rectal infusions.
[Fr. a small horse]

bidet

[bidā′]
Etymology: Fr, pony
a fixture resembling a toilet bowl, with a rim to sit on and usually equipped with plumbing implements for cleaning the genital and rectal areas.

bi·det

(bē-dā')
Bathroom fixture similar to a toilet used for washing the perineal and perianal regions.
[Fr. a small horse]

bidet

(bē-dā′) [Fr., a small horse]
A basin used for cleaning the perineum.
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To those who say that bidets waste water, advocates counter that the amount is trivial compared to how much water we use to produce toilet paper in the first place.
Julie has put me right on this one and she considers a bidet to be an essential fixture in her planned new bathroom.
will aim at profitability by manufacturing lavatory seats with a warm water bidet function in China where labor costs are relatively low, they said.
An outbreak of group A haemolytic streptococcal puerperal sepsis spread by the communal use of bidets.
World Market Intelligence's report, Toilets & Bidets in BRIC to 2015: Market Guide provides in-depth knowledge of the market trends and drivers of the toilets & bidets products market in BRIC countries.
The closet and bidet plus furniture reflect the feeling of linear continuity in the whole bathroom, flawlessly combining functionality and design.
In addition to the cut-into bib fittings, Source flow also comprises a one-hand mixer tap, both for wash-basins and bidets, all finished with a chromium metal surface.
In addition to the "cut-into" bib fittings, "Source flow" also comprises a one-hand mixer tap, both for wash-basins and bidets, all finished with a chromium metal surface.
If he went missing the only reason the Royals would notice is that they would have to use their bidets more often.
They've seen bidets in Europe, Japan, and elsewhere and are no longer intimidated by a splash of water.
MBD have published the UK bathroom equipment market research report, detailing analysis on sanitaryware and toiletware, showers and enclosures, whirlpool baths, basins, toilets, bidets, spars and jacuzzis, taps, brassware and small bathroom fittings.