the science dealing with the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing.
balneology, bal-ne-ol′o-ji, n. the scientific study of bathing and of mineral springs.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
the branch of medical science concerned with the therapeutic value of baths, esp those taken with natural mineral waters
the treatment of diseases, injuries, and other physical ailments with baths and bathing, especially in natural mineral waters. Historical Examples These villas are fitted up with everything necessary for clinotherapy and balneotherapy, with fine recreation-rooms. South America To-day Georges Clemenceau noun the treatment of disease by bathing, esp to improve limb mobility in arthritic and […]
Baluchi. Contemporary Examples Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi, Urdu-speaking or Pakhtun, Karachi is where they all come, and also where they clash. Pakistan’s Daring Fashion Week Anam Mansuri April 10, 2010
ballon. the lightness and grace of movement that make a dancer appear buoyant. Contemporary Examples Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen), the heir of Lord balon Greyjoy and longtime hostage of House Stark, is a troubled young fella. Game of Thrones’ 8 Most WTF Scenes: Twincest Rape, Shadow Baby, George W. Bush’s Head, and More Marlow Stern […]
Slang. foolishness; nonsense. Informal. bologna. Slang. nonsense. Contemporary Examples “Stop the baloney, Leslie,” said the tall, red-haired general famed for his hawkishness. The Forgotten Cold War: 20 Years Later, Myths About U.S. Victory Persist Leslie H. Gelb December 23, 2011 But the idea that this is some kind of unprecedented White House attack or pushback […]