Definition of Sanitation

1. Noun. The state of being clean and conducive to health.

Generic synonyms: Sanitariness
Derivative terms: Sanitate



2. Noun. Making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing.
Exact synonyms: Sanitisation, Sanitization
Generic synonyms: Cleaning, Cleansing, Cleanup
Derivative terms: Sanitise, Sanitize

Definition of Sanitation

1. n. The act of rendering sanitary; the science of sanitary conditions; the preservation of health; the use of sanitary measures; hygiene.

Definition of Sanitation

1. Noun. The hygienic disposal or recycling of waste. ¹

2. Noun. The policy and practice of protecting health through hygienic measures. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanitation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sanitation

1. The development and establishment of environmental conditions favourable to the health of the public. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanitation

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sanitary landfill
sanitary napkin
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sanitary towel
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sanitary ware
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Literary usage of Sanitation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Public health sanitation Rural sanitation in the tropics, ... See Military hygiene; Military training camps—Sanitary affairs sanitation, Rural. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"sanitation —Continued Modern sanitation and modern plumbing. Outlook 116:234 Je 6 '17 See also Factory sanitation; Public health; Smoke prevention; ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"GD HANDBOOK ON sanitation: A Manual of Theoretical and Practical sanitation for Health, Sanitary, Tenement-house, Plumbing. Factory; Food, and other ..."

4. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"SECTION XIII SCHOOL sanitation AND PERSONAL HYGIENE It took a long time to realize that the whole child goes to school— his body, mind, and soul; ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Sanitary affairs; See Public health; sanitation: also names of countries and cities, ... Defining sanitation and morality. Survey. 31: Kdge of the city. ..."

6. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Transactions of the American by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, American Social Science Association, Frederick Stanley Root (1902)
"The scientific problems connected with the sanitation of cities are much nearer solution ... Admitting that the end and aim of municipal sanitation is the ..."

7. Journal of Social Science by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, Isaac Franklin Russell (1902)
"The scientific problems connected with the sanitation of cities are much nearer solution ... Admitting that the end and aim of municipal sanitation is the ..."

8. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Public health sanitation Rural sanitation in the tropics, ... See Military hygiene; Military training camps—Sanitary affairs sanitation, Rural. ..."

9. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"sanitation —Continued Modern sanitation and modern plumbing. Outlook 116:234 Je 6 '17 See also Factory sanitation; Public health; Smoke prevention; ..."

10. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"GD HANDBOOK ON sanitation: A Manual of Theoretical and Practical sanitation for Health, Sanitary, Tenement-house, Plumbing. Factory; Food, and other ..."

11. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"SECTION XIII SCHOOL sanitation AND PERSONAL HYGIENE It took a long time to realize that the whole child goes to school— his body, mind, and soul; ..."

12. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Sanitary affairs; See Public health; sanitation: also names of countries and cities, ... Defining sanitation and morality. Survey. 31: Kdge of the city. ..."

13. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Transactions of the American by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, American Social Science Association, Frederick Stanley Root (1902)
"The scientific problems connected with the sanitation of cities are much nearer solution ... Admitting that the end and aim of municipal sanitation is the ..."

14. Journal of Social Science by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, Isaac Franklin Russell (1902)
"The scientific problems connected with the sanitation of cities are much nearer solution ... Admitting that the end and aim of municipal sanitation is the ..."

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