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bathe in

1. Literally, to wash a person or thing in something. In this usage, a noun is used between "bathe" and "in." I have such fond memories of bathing my newborn daughter in our kitchen sink. If you burned your fingers, bathe them in cold water.
2. To cover with a substance, typically an intangible one (such as light). When we turned on our Christmas lights, our house was bathed in bright colors. I love laying on the beach and bathing in the sunlight.
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bathe in reflected glory

To gain fame only through one's association with a famous or successful person. It's tough bathing in the reflected glory of my sister, the world-renowned singer, when I want to have my own singing career.
See also: bathe, glory, reflect

bask in reflected glory

To gain fame only through one's association with a famous or successful person. It's tough basking in the reflected glory of my sister, the world-renowned singer, when I want to have my own singing career.
See also: bask, glory, reflect

bathe someone or something in something

 
1. Lit. to cleanse someone or something in something; to coat someone or something all over with some liquid. (In a container of liquid or the liquid itself.) She bathed the baby in warm water. Liz bathed her injured hand in cold water. She bathed herself in the warm spring water and took a long nap under a tree.
2. Fig. to blanket or spread over someone or something, as with light, vapor, color, etc. The candles bathed her in a soft glow. The red of the sunset bathed the trees in an eerie light.
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bathe/bask in reflected ˈglory

get attention and fame not because of something you have done but through the success of somebody else connected to you: She wasn’t happy to bathe in the reflected glory of her daughter’s success, as she wanted to succeed on her own.
See also: bask, bathe, glory, reflect
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The judge told Bather that he was very lucky and should take his chance.
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The fourth step involves a thorough scrubbing with a Moroccan bath loofah, which will remove dead skin cells and accumulated dirt, which is concluded with the last step, a final rinse with soap and a regular loofah, leaving bathers refreshed and relaxed.
This significant bather load can decrease the sanitizer levels quickly.
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Because North American practice uses slipstream ozonation (typically 10-50 percent), does not employ flocculation or a water purge and may not have an active GAC filter, bather contaminant removal will be significantly lower, reducing cost effectiveness.
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Bather, whose CV includes stints as a trainer, amateur rider and employee of Ascot auctioneers Brightwells, now runs a livery, breaking and sales preparation operation at Hatfield Heath, as well as organising syndicates.
The addition of play features further enhances the bather load.
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SONGWRITER Paul Vance, who earned pop culture immortality with the 1960 hit song about a bashful bather, Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, has died in the US.
Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield admitted clinical negligence in their treatment of Kyle Bather, who died on March 12 2002 from meningococcal septicaemia.
Many reports suggest that 1 liter of bather waste is added per hour.
Interestingly, two WWII quadriplegic in-patients at the Bronx VA Hospital, John Price and Bob Bather, are credited with creating the publication.