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English definition of “shower”

shower

noun (WASHING DEVICE)    /ʃaʊər/ US  /ʃaʊr/
A1 [C] a device that releases drops of water through a lot of very small holes and that you stand under to wash your whole body: The shower is broken - you'll have to have a bath. Many British homes have a shower attachment fixed to the bath taps. a shower curtain/capBathroom fixtures and fittings A1 [C] a wash using such a device: Have I got time to have (US take) a shower before we go out?Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally A1 [C] a place, usually in a bathroom, where a shower is situated: He's in the shower at the moment. Would you like him to phone you back?Bathroom fixtures and fittings
(Definition of shower noun (WASHING DEVICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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