a branch of civil engineering dealing with matters affecting public health, as water supply or sewage disposal.
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Origin of sanitary engineering
First recorded in 1865–70
OTHER WORDS FROM sanitary engineeringsanitary engineer, noun
Words nearby sanitary engineering
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British Dictionary definitions for sanitary engineering
the branch of civil engineering associated with the supply of water, disposal of sewage, and other public health services
Derived forms of sanitary engineeringsanitary engineer, noun
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