• WordNet 3.6
    • n sanitation making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
    • n sanitation the state of being clean and conducive to health
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Statistically speaking, the most dangerous job in the United States is that of Sanitation Worker. Firemen and Policeman are a close second and third, followed by Leather Tanners in fourth.
    • n Sanitation The act of rendering sanitary; the science of sanitary conditions; the preservation of health; the use of sanitary measures; hygiene. "How much sanitation has advanced during the last half century."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sanitation The practical application of knowledge and science to the preservation of health; the putting and keeping in a sanitary condition.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sanitation 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
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In literature:

Its sanitation also is good.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
Included in this part of the work are a number of thorough discussions of personal hygiene and home sanitation.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
Consider the Roman institutions; perfect sanitation and slavery.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
Sanitation is our business.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
The banths solve the problem of sanitation, at least in this respect.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The question was public sanitation.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
They are usually without comfort, equipment, proper lighting or sanitation.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
An "Advisory Committee on Hygiene and Sanitation" with the Professor of Hygiene as Chairman, has been appointed by the President.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
It follows that by proper sanitation most of the insect pests of the vine can be kept out of the vineyard.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
Sanitation, not the word, but the underlying idea, was taught by precept and example.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey

In poetry:

Rustum Beg of Kolazai — slightly backward Native State —
Lusted for a C.S.I. — so began to sanitate.
Built a Gaol and Hospital — nearly built a City drain —
Till his faithful subjects all thought their ruler was insane.
"The Legend of the Foreign Office" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

0The Modular Tru-Balance sifter is a simple machine with sanitation features that are ideal when requirements do not dictate stainless steel construction or complex separations.
BREMERTON — To beat swine flu, the best advice comes in a mixture from mom and Douglas Adams: Don't panic, and always know where your hand sanitizer is.
NEW YORK-Haan has unveiled its new HD-50 duo Steam Sweeper & Sanitizer, which combines a floor sweeper with a steam sanitizer.
A sanitation worker was making a garbage pick-up behind the laundromat at 720 S Rum River Dr when he says a male grabbed him from behind and demanded his wallet.
They are are the latest weapon in the Sanitation Department's effort to clear streets for its mechanical sweepers .
Michael DeMocker / The Times-Picayune The feds have taken possession of two computers assigned to the city's sanitation director, Veronica White (R), pictured here CAO Brenda Hatfield is at left.
Between sanitation trucks, fire engines, and police SUVs, the City of Chicago owns its fair share of motor vehicles - nearly 13,000 in all, according to the Department of Fleet Management.
New technology makes it harder to completely sanitize discarded IT equipment.
Some teens drinking hand sanitizer to get drunk .
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Some teens are drinking hand sanitizer and ending up with alcohol poisoning, according to public health officials.
Berkeley Township is hosting a big football party to show appreciation to first responders, public works and sanitation staffers who served during and after the super storm.
Or Four Thieves sanitizing spray.
Bill Gates ' foundation foundation issued a challenge last year to improve sanitation worldwide.
Bill Gates Crowns Toilet Innovators At Foundation's Sanitation Fair.
A new law will lift restrictions on the sale of home- cooked treats and impose sanitation and labeling requirements on the burgeoning cottage food trend.

In science:

Req.5] The bulk module shall sanitize every field in the file to prevent attacks. [F.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Unfortunately, this romanticized and sanitized vision of the economy led most economists to ignore all the things that can go wrong.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
Figure 1(a) shows the original data as well as the sanitized data due to differential privacy and RDP.
Random Differential Privacy
For example, a vulnerability that could lead to SQL injection attack could be fixed by inserting a sanitizer around the source in another module.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities
However, missing of such sanitizer does not mean the application is vulnerable to the same SQL injection attack.
The (Un)Reliability of NVD Vulnerable Versions Data: an Empirical Experiment on Google Chrome Vulnerabilities