Sanitary meaning

sănĭ-tĕrē
Of or relating to health or the protection of health.
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Relating to health or the protection of health.
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In a clean, healthy condition; hygienic.
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Free from elements, such as filth or pathogens, that endanger health; hygienic.

Sanitary conditions for the preparation of food.

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Free from elements, such as filth or pathogens, that endanger health; hygienic.

Sanitary conditions for the preparation of food.

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Of health or the rules and conditions of health; esp., promoting health and healthful conditions by the elimination of dirt and agents of infection or disease.
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The definition of sanitary is the state of being clean and free from infection or disease.

An example of sanitary is a house that has just been thoroughly cleaned.

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Of, or relating to health.
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Clean and free from pathogens; hygienic.
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Origin of sanitary

  • French sanitaire from Latin sānitās health sanity

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition