free from filth and pathogens
"sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"
of, or relating to health
clean and free from pathogens; hygienic
of or pertaining to health; designed to secure or preserve health; relating to the preservation or restoration of health; hygienic; as, sanitary regulations. See the Note under Sanatory
Origin: [L. sanitas health: cf. F. sanitaire. See Sanity.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
san′i-tar-i, adj. pertaining to, tending, or designed to promote health.—n. Sanitā′rian, a promoter of sanitary reforms.—adv. San′itarily.—ns. San′itary-ware, coarse-glazed earthenware for sewer-pipes; Sanitā′tion, the science of sanitary conditions and of preserving health, synonymous with Hygiene—usually restricted, however, to the methods and apparatus for making and maintaining houses healthy; Sanitō′rium (incorrectly, Sanitā′rium), a health station, particularly for troops.—Sanitary science, such science as conduces to the preservation of health.
The numerical value of sanitary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of sanitary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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