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Definitions of sanitation

  1. making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The science of bringing about healthful conditions; the use of precautions to protect health; hygiene. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The practical application of sanitary science. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Sanitary science, or its application. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for sanitation

  1. He must have, in addition, knowledge of the administration and sanitation of large field hospitals and camps, in order to safeguard the health and lives of men intrusted in great numbers to his care. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. No. 21, Schoolhouse sanitation – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn