from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hot-air room used for sweat baths. Also called sudatory.
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- n. A hot room used to induce sweating
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sudatory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hot-air bath for producing perspiration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths
The praefurnium also contained the remains of a limestone staircase, almost certainly belonging to an earlier building phase, of which two steps were already exposed, most likely leading to a small circular bath (either a private tub or part of a sudatorium or sweating room).
Gallic, he causes us to gather an impression of Cesare in the intestinal sudatorium of that eventrated bull, as of one who is at once the hierophant and devotee of a monstrous, foul, and unclean rite of some unspeakable religion -- a rite by comparison with which the Black Mass of the Abbé Gribourg becomes a sweet and wholesome thing.
In this, with a suggestive cleverness entirely Gallic, he causes us to gather an impression of Cesare in the intestinal sudatorium of that eventrated bull, as of one who is at once the hierophant and devotee of a monstrous, foul, and unclean rite of some unspeakable religion -- a rite by comparison with which the Black Mass of the AbbÃ© Gribourg becomes a sweet and wholesome thing.
In a less intense degree the same cooling process is carried on over the whole surface of a person, when in the hot room, or _sudatorium_, of the Turkish bath.
Turkish hot-rooms, or _sudatorium_, of the Invalids 'Hotel and Surgical
In the first, when the boiling element dashes against the rock, it is hot enough to make a natural sudatorium; then it cools sufficiently for the tepidarium; and at last, quite cold, flows out into a fish-pond like that of Nero.
This he promptly proceeded to do, and the result was, that an extensive hypocaust apartment was brought to light, with baths, sudatorium, dressing-room, and a number of tile pillars -- all forming parts of a Roman floor -- sufficiently perfect to show the manner in which the building had been constructed and used.
_sudatorium_, and the _tepidarium_, for the cold, the hot, the sweating or vapor, and the warm baths.
a _sudatorium_ if the floors had not been 2ft. 6in. lower than the adjoining apartment.
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