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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of bathing through exposure to steam, which induces perspiration.
  • n. A room or building equipped to provide bathing with steam.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A room or building filled with steam, in which people sit and sweat.
  • n. The act of bathing by exposure to steam.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
  • n. a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term

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