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adjective as in clean, germ-free

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Making period products—as well as access to clean underwear and sanitary facilities—available to all is a step in the right direction, experts told Popular Science.

In general, the definition of sanitary products should be expanded beyond what you see in the tampon aisle, Sommer says.

Scotland made history last month when its parliament passed a law that gives women a legal right to sufficient sanitary supplies.

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These included forms attesting to an animal’s behavior and its ability to either avoid relieving itself for the duration of the flight or to do so in a sanitary manner.

If the animal will be traveling on a long flight, the person it is traveling with must verify “it will not relieve itself or is able to do so in a sanitary manner.”

He crosses the street and begins sweeping in front of the Sanitary Bedding Company.

When FLOs purchase a toilet, they agree to keep it well-stocked with sanitary products like toilet paper and soap.

Some churches consider intinction a more sanitary method, but only when done by a member of the clergy.

The overlap of the religious rite with cold and flu season raises an uncomfortable question: Is receiving Communion sanitary?

Sanitary operations alone required 7,400 Port-a-Potties that collected the equivalent of three Olympic-size pools of pee.

The sanitary effect upon the festering disputes of our time would be incalculably great.

Most of the sanitary improvements and the educational, all schemes for parks and better streets, come from them.

"Heavens knows what we have swallowed," muttered Gwynne, who had served on sanitary boards and heard much talk of germs.

Here were good beds, nourishing food, delicacies from the stores of the Christian and Sanitary Commissions, and kind attention.

It was designed to show the sanitary construction of the Wallingham refrigerator.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sanitary, such as: healthful, healthy, hygienic, prophylactic, purified, and salubrious.

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