sanitary engineering


noun

a branch of civil engineering dealing with matters affecting public health, as water supply or sewage disposal.

Nearby words

  1. sanitarian,
  2. sanitarium,
  3. sanitary,
  4. sanitary belt,
  5. sanitary cordon,
  6. sanitary inspector,
  7. sanitary landfill,
  8. sanitary napkin,
  9. sanitary protection,
  10. sanitary towel

Origin of sanitary engineering

First recorded in 1865–70

Related formssanitary engineer, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sanitary engineering

sanitary engineering

noun

the branch of civil engineering associated with the supply of water, disposal of sewage, and other public health services
Derived Formssanitary engineer, noun

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