sanitary: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (san'i-ter"ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to health or the conditions affecting health, esp. with reference to cleanliness, precautions against disease, etc.
  2. favorable to health; free from dirt, bacteria, etc.: a sanitary washroom.
  3. providing healthy cleanliness: a sanitary wrapper on all sandwiches.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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