latrine


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la·trine

 (lə-trēn′)
n.
A communal toilet of a type often used in a camp or barracks.

[From French latrines, privies, from Old French, from Latin lātrīna, privy, from lavātrīna, bath, privy; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]

latrine

(ləˈtriːn)
n
a lavatory, as in a barracks, camp, etc
[C17: from French, from Latin lātrīna, shortened form of lavātrīna bath, from lavāre to wash]

la•trine

(ləˈtrin)

n.
a toilet or something used as a toilet, esp. in a military installation.
[1635–45; < French < Latin lātrīna, short for lavātrīna place for washing, derivative of lavāre to wash]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latrine - a public toilet in a military area
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Translations
مِرْحاض
latrína
latrin
illemhely
salerni
išvietė
tualete
latrína
helâ

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] Nletrina f

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] nlatrines fpl

latrine

nLatrine f

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] nlatrina

latrine

(ləˈtriːn) noun
a lavatory, especially one used by soldiers etc.

latrine

n letrina
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Is a foul and dark latrine, And the fetid breath of living Death
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The SaTo pan is encased in a concrete slab built to cover an open pit latrine that is lined with concrete rings.
Everyone who twins their toilets is awarded a Toilet Twinning certificate, with a photograph of the twin latrine and its GPS coordinates.
A study was carried out in Cote d'Ivoire to assess the impact of latrine construction, water supply, and health education on the incidence of parasitic diseases in children aged 2 to 4 years [10].
This laborious task involves the removal of human excreta using brooms and tin plates by scavengers, pile it into baskets and carry on their heads to locations sometimes several kilometers from the latrine. The law prohibits the employment of manual scavengers, the manual cleaning of sewers and septic tanks without protective equipment and the construction of insanitary-latrines.
For those that have no household latrine whatsoever, open defecation is not just an inconvenience; it's a daily threat to their health and that of their family, as well as the wider community.
In September 2012, a year after the official close of the program, both latrine motion-detectors and the hand-washing sensors were installed in four locations among the 1G neighborhoods targeted in the study.