water bath

water bath
water bath n
1) a bath composed of or using water
2) a vessel containing usu. heated water over or in which something in a separate container is processed

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a container of water for immersing bodies or for immersing liquid-containing vessels that are to be heated or cooled, or are to be held at a given temperature.

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