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1The free exposure of the body to the air for a period, especially for health purposes.
Chemistry. A device or chamber for exposing substances to the air, often at a controlled temperature, especially for the purpose of drying.
Mid 18th century. From air + bath.
air bath/ˈɛː baθ//ˈɛː bɑːθ/
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