What does sanitary mean?

Definitions for sanitary
ˈsæn ɪˌtɛr isan·i·tary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanitary, healthful(adj)

    free from filth and pathogens

    "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"

Wiktionary

  1. sanitary(Adjective)

    of, or relating to health

  2. sanitary(Adjective)

    clean and free from pathogens; hygienic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sanitary(adj)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. sanitas health: cf. F. sanitaire. See Sanity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sanitary

    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.

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How to say sanitary in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanitary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanitary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sanitary in a Sentence

  1. Mauricio Macri:

    I think we should go to a full oil embargo, things have gotten worse and worse. Now, it’s really a painful situation. Poverty is going up every day, sanitary conditions are getting worse every day.

  2. Peter Conde:

    We are taking appropriate supplements etcetera to keep immune systems up and I am sure most of the others are doing the same, in terms of sanitary practices, we want to keep hands and bodies clean.

  3. Fode Tass Sylla:

    We have to strengthen hospital and health posts in rural areas by training staff and stocking medicines and equipment. We need to reinforce the sanitary service and make sure messages on TV and radio reach the remotest communities.

  4. Blairo Maggi:

    This isn't sanitary, this is commercial.

  5. Jessica Ilunga:

    The police and the army are not involved in Ebola response activities and their role has never been to enforce sanitary measures.

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