One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The water in a bath.
- ‘Large scale production of homes which use solar panels to heat your bathwater and then recycle it to water your garden are not yet a reality.’
- ‘Hannah dips the sponge in the cool bathwater, then lifts it and lets the water drip onto her arms.’
- ‘‘Oh, sorry,’ she wet the cloth in the bathwater and wiped my mouth.’
- ‘As a child, did you ever slip beneath the bathwater's surface, listen to the blood thrumming in your ears, and find comfort in being completely submerged?’
- ‘Be careful when making very dark salts; until they are diluted in your bathwater they may stain light-colored towels and clothing.’
- ‘Adding a few drops of calming essential oils, such as lavender, bergamot or rose to your bathwater, or sprinkling them on your pillow, will help you to feel relaxed.’
- ‘If dry or irritated skin is your problem, add 1 to 2 cups of oatmeal to your bathwater to help relieve itchy skin from mosquito bites and chronic problems like eczema.’
- ‘Use a medicinal bath oil in the bathwater or as you shower.’
- ‘They weren't going anywhere and my bathwater was getting cold, so I got on with my bath and stopped looking at my toes.’
- ‘‘Good morning boys,’ I greeted them affectionately, happy to see both them and the bathwater.’
- ‘This effect is similar to that experienced when a hot bath is run and the cold air above the bathwater readily condenses.’
- ‘Scent bathwater with violet mineral salts and light a small candle.’
- ‘I stepped into the hot bathwater and breathed a sigh of relief as the hot water hit my body.’
- ‘You could stroll into work hours late, saying breezily that you'd had to wait for the bathwater.’
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