Definition of hot pool in English:

hot pool


  • A body of naturally hot water, typically formed by a thermal spring.

    ‘the hot pools in the middle of the bush are a favourite winter spot’
    • ‘The one activity that everyone enjoyed was swimming/soaking, so a daily pilgrimage to a hot pool was made.’
    • ‘And who could believe that soaking in the natural spring hot pools is free too.’
    • ‘It is not known which of the hot pools the boy fell into.’
    • ‘At the northern edge of the park you can view an area of geothermal action with hot pools, boiling mud and clouds of steam.’
    • ‘The controlled operation will help protect campers and holidaymakers from loose rocks falling towards the Mount Maunganui hot pools and motor camp this summer.’
    • ‘Spent the day at the hot pools today.’
    • ‘There's sulphur in the air and, on top of a rock buttress that rises almost sheer from the Hurunui River, I'm bathing naked in a wild hot pool.’
    • ‘But after an afternoon on the slopes sitting, naked, in an outdoor hot pool under a clear night sky with snow all around is pretty perfect.’
    • ‘The hot pools attract a lot of trampers so there is a large hut there.’
    • ‘They were talking about painter and poet who drowned in a hot pool in Rotorua.’