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bate to moderate or control; restrain. [3 definitions]
bateau a flat-bottomed rowboat, sharply tapered at both ends, used in Canada and the United States.
batfish any of the family of marine angler fishes, often found in the Atlantic along the southern U.S. coast. [2 definitions]
batgirl a girl who retrieves baseball bats discarded by hitters and acts as a team's general assistant.
bath a process of washing or soaking something in order to cleanse, refresh, or heal. [5 definitions]
bathe to give a bath to; wash. [6 definitions]
bathhouse a structure near a body of water, with dressing rooms for swimmers. [2 definitions]
Bathinette trademark for a folding portable bathtub for babies.
bathing cap a close-fitting cap of rubber, elastic, or the like, worn to keep the hair dry during swimming.
bathing suit a garment worn for swimming; swimsuit.
bath mat a rug or mat of absorbent or rubberized material used next to, or in, a bathtub.
bathos a sudden descent from an exalted style or esteemed state to the commonplace. [2 definitions]
bathrobe a loose garment worn before or after bathing, over nightwear, or casually in the home.
bathroom a room containing a bath or shower, a sink, and often a toilet. [2 definitions]
bathtub a large basin in which a person can sit and bathe.
bathyscaph a small, self-contained deep-sea research submarine with a spherical observation chamber mounted under the hull.
bathysphere a spherical diving chamber used for studying deep-sea life.
batik a technique for dyeing that involves covering certain areas of the fabric with removable wax in order to repel the dye. [2 definitions]
batiste a fine woven fabric used for clothing.
bat mitzvah in the Jewish faith, a ceremony in which it is recognized that a girl has come of age to accept her religious responsibilities. [2 definitions]
baton a staff denoting position or authority. [4 definitions]