from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Finnish steam bath in which the steam is produced by pouring water over heated rocks.
- n. A bathhouse or room for taking such a steam bath.
- n. A dry heat bath.
- n. A room or enclosure for taking a dry heat bath.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A room or a house designed for heat sessions.
- n. An act of using a sauna.
- n. A public sauna; a front for a brothel in some countries.
- v. To use a sauna.
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- n. a Finnish steam bath; steam is produced by pouring water over heated rocks
Clad in alder wood, the sauna is available in three sizes, starting at around $30,000 for the 200 sq-ft model plus shipping and assembly.
The sauna is good and your dad is have fun throwing snowballs at me ... some things never change!
This traditional Finnish sauna is free and open to the public as long as you bring towels, togs and flip-flops.
As best as we can tell from the Swedish site, the sauna is built with a glue-lam type structure which resists the rigors of water and steam.
World Video: Russian contestant dies in Finnish sauna contest
Someone pointed out the rowboat at the shoreline, noting that a rowboat and a sauna were the only two pieces of equipment necessary for mökki living.
In my years at the center, I believe I was the only nonwrestler allowed by the wrestlers into their sauna, which is right off their practice floor.
My first time in a sauna was at the Studenterhytta.
The sauna is an essential part of Finnish life and is usually heated several times a week.
Half a liter (a pint) of water is added to the stove every 30 seconds and the last person to remain at the sauna is the winner.