• Hydropathic Treatment 125
    Hydropathic Treatment 125
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n treatment care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    • n treatment the management of someone or something "the handling of prisoners","the treatment of water sewage","the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"
    • n treatment a manner of dealing with something artistically "his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"
    • n treatment an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic","his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Treatment of copper plate Treatment of copper plate

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the Pacific Islands when people get burns they often use a banana leaf as treatment
    • Treatment Entertainment; treat. "Accept such treatment as a swain affords."
    • Treatment The act or manner of treating; management; manipulation; handling; usage; as, unkind treatment; medical treatment .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Coffee as a medicine reached its highest and lowest point in the 1600's in England. Wild medical contraptions to administer a mixture of coffee and an assortment of heated butter, honey, and oil, became treatments for the sick. Soon tea replaced coffee as the national beverage.
    • n treatment The act or the manner of treating, in any sense.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Americans spend an estimated $500 million each year on allergy treatments.
    • Treatment the act or manner of treating: management: behaviour to any one: way of applying remedies
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  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    “It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.”
  • Susan Sontag
    “Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance.”
  • Aristotle
    “Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.”
  • Alexander The Great
    Alexander The Great
    “I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.”
  • S. C. Hall
    S. C. Hall
    “Some men demand rough treatment everywhere!”
  • James Moffatt
    James Moffatt
    “A person's treatment of money is the most decisive test of his character, how they make it and how they spend it.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. traitement,. See Treat
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. traiter—L. tractāre, to manage—trahĕre, tractum, to draw.


In literature:

And yet you're asking me when the 'real treatment' begins.
"This Crowded Earth" by Robert Bloch
Probably few classes of news stories present such a lack of uniformity and such a variety of treatments as the reports of court news.
"Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence" by Grant Milnor Hyde
Either the disease had ceased, or it required further treatment.
"Apis Mellifica" by C. W. Wolf
When this removal is accomplished, the diarrhea usually subsides without treatment.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
The main treatment is evident.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Moreover, wood of different shapes and thicknesses is very differently effected by the same treatment.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
Nowhere do we see the bad results of false conceptions more marked than in our treatment of infants and children.
"Health on the Farm" by H. F. Harris
The slaves bring their complaints before a particular judge, whose business it is to protect them against ill-treatment.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
The same treatment will suggest itself for the "double event" as sportsmen say.
"The Repairing & Restoration of Violins" by Horace Petherick
As for the medicinal treatment of my sick, it was unsatisfactory from first to last.
"The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure" by Edward Hooker Dewey

In poetry:

Such treatment to a female, though
A perfect stranger she might be,
From you would most unmanly show;
In you to her 'tis worse to see.
"The Duty Of A Brother" by Charles Lamb
No animal will more repay
A treatment kind and fair;
At least so lonely people say
Who keep a frog (and, by the way,
They are extremely rare).
"The Frog" by Hilaire Belloc
And in conclusion, I must say
I never received better treatment in my day,
Than I received from my admirers in bonnie Inverness.
This on my soul and conscience I do confess.
"The Heatherblend Club Banquet" by William Topaz McGonagall
Let Jack and his brother, who fight for us, find
They serve under true-hearted men,
As officers strict, but as gentlemen kind,
And so to each Service good treatment shall bind
Our champions most heartily then!
"A Dozen Ballads About White Slavery. IX. Our National Defenders" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
What is the true difference ’twixt Prose and Rhyme,
Since both may be beautiful, both be sublime?
Nor in subject, nor treatment, nor passion it ’bides—
But breathes through a certain rich something besides.
"Poetry and Prose" by Charles Harpur
And then there's the statue of Robert Burns in George Square,
And the treatment he received when living was very unfair;
Now, when he's dead, Scotland's sons for him do mourn,
But, alas! unto them he can never return.
"Glasgow" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Drug and alcohol abuse treatment.
And the number of soldiers being referred to treatment programs is increasing.
The Pulitzer-winning author cites Israel's treatment of Palestinians.
The Catholic Church's Treatment of Nuns Is Polarizing and Alienating .
A woman is undergoing treatment after she was attacked by a rabid fox in Allentown .
Reba Smith had a $2,600 hair piece made after her cancer treatments.
Local Boys Food Allergies Cured with New Treatment.
Miley Cyrus as Nicki Minaj, Iman Talks Natural Hair, and Skin Treatment via Jeans in Alluring Links.
Encourages and funds medical research for better treatment and ultimate cure.
EL PASO — Many in the Borderland spent their morning walking to raise money for treatment of Alzheimers disease.
The treatment of prisoners of war in the American Civil War was truly horrific.
MY '02 Camaro was in the shop for a week for its 177,000-mile spa treatment.
Once again getting special treatment.
A cat at Purrfect Pals near Smokey Point gets treatment.
Tyson Foods, Inc, the nation's leading producer of meat and poultry, today announced it is launching a program to personally audit the treatment of animals at the livestock and poultry farms that supply the company.

In science:

The first numerical treatment of D-G alignment was presented by Purcell (1969).
Physics of Grain Alignment
In this subsection, we formulate such a random walk treatment.
Application of random walk theory to the first order Fermi acceleration in shock waves
CMBFAST (Seljak & Zaldarriaga 1996) could be used instead, although the treatments of normalization and units are different for the two codes.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Detailed studies of such processes require an exact (coherent) treatment of the whole production and decay reactions.
Integration of GRACE and PYTHIA
For a general discussion of normal forms theory in the presence of symmetries, we refer to ; a shorter treatment is given in .
Poincare' normal forms and simple compact Lie groups