septic

All Adjective Noun
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  • These homes will not need septic systems as commonly know by most people.
  • The time may come when these septic forms of disease will entirely disappear. Cited from An Ethical Problem, by Albert Leffingwell
  • How can blood, exposed to air, become septic through the dust the air contains? Cited from The Harvard Classics Volume 38, by Various
  • I found a man nearly dying from a bad septic wound of his right arm. Cited from Sweetapple Cove, by George van Schaick
  • A new septic system for the entire property has been installed.
  • All homes in the community are served by private septic systems.
  • They eventually find them in a septic tank and rescue and clean them up.
  • It is relatively common for houses outside the central area to use well water and/or a septic tank.
  • The school has its own septic tank which has to be emptied about every five years.
  • Various studies have been commissioned to study the town's septic systems, but no clear conclusion was reached.
  • Each is being used in commercial systems (usually together with septic tanks).
  • All but a few properties have water wells and individual septic systems.
  • The latter with its two chambers is really a variety of the septic tank itself. Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • This is common in third world countries and may still occur in some developed countries, where septic tank systems are too expensive.
  • After successful treatment of a septic abortion, a woman may be tired for several weeks.
  • In Europe, septic systems are generally limited to rural areas.
  • And here again we ought to consider certain septic processes. Cited from Youth and Sex, by Mary Scharlieb and F. Arthur Sibly
  • It affects all age groups, but is more likely to be septic when it occurs in children.
  • Septic arthritis occurs more often in childhood than at any other time.
  • The relatively grease-free water is then fed into the normal septic system.
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Meaning of septic

  • adjective Containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    a septic sore throat, a septic environment, septic sewage
  • adjective Of or relating to or caused by putrefaction
    the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank