Definition of swimming pool in English:

swimming pool

noun

  • An artificial pool for swimming in.

    • ‘The baths offer visitors a variety of indoor and outdoor swimming pools, including hot thermal pools.’
    • ‘There may perhaps be more swimming pools here than in Japan, but how many are of Olympic specifications?’
    • ‘There are several ways to reduce the water requirements for swimming pools, including using a pool cover.’
    • ‘Information will also be distributed to leisure centres, swimming pools and shopping centres.’
    • ‘I learned how to scuba dive in a swimming pool with my sister when we were children, but never went diving in the sea.’
    • ‘Resources should be set aside for a new teaching pool on the side of the present swimming pool.’
    • ‘The ranch has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, jacuzzi, saunas and offers tennis and mountain biking too.’
    • ‘He wore a wig to hide his secret, refusing to dive into swimming pools or go out on windy days.’
    • ‘There are five swimming pools, six tennis courts, watersports and golf facilities.’
    • ‘Hordes of people struggling to keep cool headed straight for paddling pools and swimming pools across the region.’
    • ‘So is it normal practice to have to retile an indoor swimming pool after only eight years?’
    • ‘The house had an indoor swimming pool which was long and narrow and had easy access from the inside of the house.’
    • ‘There may not be that many swimming pools in Baghdad, but there's the Tigris river.’
    • ‘The houses share communal indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a gym and health spa.’
    • ‘Now private investment is on the future menu for running our swimming pools and leisure centres.’
    • ‘Water gushed out of four swimming pools at a Glasgow leisure centre and dozens of people were evacuated after a pipe burst yesterday.’
    • ‘Construction of swimming pools has not slowed since and shows no sign of ending.’
    • ‘The spokesman said that the pool proved to be unsuitable for use as a swimming pool.’
    • ‘He spent his summers in the swimming pool and the winters playing American football.’
    • ‘Of course, all we found were empty fields, empty locker rooms, empty swimming pools and empty gyms.’
    pool, baths, leisure pool, lido, piscina
    natatorium
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Pronunciation:

swimming pool

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