Bath vs Brightener - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between bath and brightener

is that bath is a tub or pool which is used for bathing: bathtub or bath can be (biblical) an ancient hebrew unit of liquid volume measure, equal to an ephah and to one-tenth of a homer, and approximately equal to 22 litres while brightener is (metallurgy) any substance added to an electrolytic bath to yield a brighter electroplated surface.

As a verb bath

is to wash a person or animal in a bath.

bath

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A tub or pool which is used for bathing: bathtub.
  • A building or area where bathing occurs.
  • * Gwilt
  • Among the ancients, the public baths were of amazing extent and magnificence.
  • The act of bathing.
  • A substance or preparation in which something is immersed.
  • a bath of heated sand, ashes, steam, or hot air
  • * {{quote-book, year=1879 , title=The Telephone, the Microphone and the Phonograph
  • , author=Th Du Moncel , page=166 , publisher=Harper , passage=He takes the prepared charcoal used by artists, brings it to a white heat, and suddenly plunges it in a bath of mercury, of which the globules instantly penetrate the pores of charcoal, and may be said to metallize it.}}
    Usage notes
    Sense 3. is usually to take''' ''(US)'' or '''have ''(UK, Aus)'' a bath. See also
    Derived terms
    * * * * * (US)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To wash a person or animal in a bath
  • * {{quote-book, year=1990
  • , author=Mukti Jain Campion , title=The Baby Challenge: A handbook on pregnancy for women with a physical disability. citation , isbn=0415048591 , page=41 , passage=Somewhere to bath''' the baby'': don't invest in a plastic baby bath. The bathroom handbasin is usually a much more convenient place to '''bath''' the baby. If your partner is more able, this could be a task he might take on as his, ' bathing the baby in a basin or plastic bown on the floor. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006
  • , author=Sue Dallas, Diana North and Joanne Angus , title=Grooming Manual for the Dog and Cat citation , isbn=1405111836 , page=91 , passage=For grooming at home, obviously the choice is yours whether you wish to bath the dog in your own bath or sink, or if you want to buy one specifically for the purpose. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=2007
  • , author=Robin Barker , title=Baby Love citation , isbn=17770075445 , page=179 , passage=If you find bathing stressfull during the first six weeks, only bath your baby once or twice a week. }}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biblical) An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid volume measure, equal to an ephah and to one-tenth of a homer, and approximately equal to 22 litres.
  • * 1611, ,
  • Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath'. The ephah and the '''bath''' shall be of one measure, that the ' bath may contain the tenth part of an homer, and the ephah the tenth part of an homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.

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    brightener

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (metallurgy) Any substance added to an electrolytic bath to yield a brighter electroplated surface.
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