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Meaning of SEPTIC

Pronunciation:  'septik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms; "a septic sore throat"; "a septic environment"; "septic sewage"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or caused by putrefaction; "the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank"
 

SEPTIC is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: abscessed, contaminated, contaminative, dirty, festering, infected, infectious, infective, purulent, pussy, putrefacient, putrefactive, putrid, septicemic
 
 Antonyms: antiseptic
 
 See Also: germy, unhealthful

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sep"tic\, a. [Septi- + -ic.] (Math.)
    Of the seventh degree or order. -- n. (Alg.) A quantic of the
    seventh degree.
    
    
  2. \Sep"tic\, Septical \Sep"tic*al\, a. [L. septicus, Gr.
    ????, fr. ???? to make putrid: cf. F. septique.]
    Having power to promote putrefaction.
    
    
  3. \Sep"tic\, n.
    A substance that promotes putrefaction.
    
    
 

 

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