sanitary meaning

[ 'sænitəri ] Pronunciation:   "sanitary" in a sentence
  • Adjective: sanitary  sanit(u)ree
    1. Free from filth and pathogens
      "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"
      - healthful

    See also: hygienic, hygienical, sanitariness

    Antonym: unsanitary

    Encyclopedia: Sanitary

  • [Medicine]
    1 : of or relating to health ‹sanitary measures›
    2 : of, relating to, or used in the disposal esp. of domestic waterborne waste ‹sanitary sewage›
    3 : characterized by or readily kept in cleanliness ‹sanitary food handling› — san·i·tari·ly adv


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  1. i do not think it is sanitary to eat there.
  2. the crew does not exercise sanitary techniques.
  3. your food, water, and sanitary facilities are acutely substandard.
  4. more refined interpretations of the sanitary quality of water were based upon this knowledge.
  5. countermeasures against insects are part of the sanitary environment and sanitary cleanup.

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