Septic
Septic Sep"tic, a. [Septi- + -ic.] (Math.) Of the seventh degree or order. -- n. (Alg.) A quantic of the seventh degree. [1913 Webster]

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  • septic — SÉPTIC, Ă, septici, ce, adj. Infectat cu microbi. ♢ Maladie septică = boală provocată de microbi. – Din fr. septique. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SÉPTIC adj. (med.) microbian, (rar) microbic. (Infecţie septic.) Trimis de siveco …   Dicționar Român

  • Septic — Septic, a word derived from the Greek Σήψις, meaning putrefaction may refer to: * a septic infection, cf. sepsis * Septic system, a form of home based sewage disposal …   Wikipedia

  • şeptic — ŞEPTÍC, şeptici, s.m. (fam.) 1. Diminutiv al lui şapte. 2. Joc de cărţi, în care cartea marcată cu numărul şapte are cea mai mare importanţă. – Şapte + suf. ic. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ŞEPTÍC s. v. şapte, şeptar.… …   Dicționar Român

  • septic — c.1600, from L. septicus of or pertaining to putrefaction, from Gk. septikos characterized by putrefaction, from sepein cause to rot (see SEPSIS (Cf. sepsis)). Septic tank is attested from 1902 …   Etymology dictionary

  • septic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a wound or a part of the body) infected with bacteria. 2) denoting a drainage system incorporating a septic tank. DERIVATIVES septically adverb septicity noun. ORIGIN Greek s ptikos, from s pein make rotten …   English terms dictionary

  • Septic — Sep tic, Septical Sep tic*al, a. [L. septicus, Gr. ????, fr. ???? to make putrid: cf. F. septique.] Having power to promote putrefaction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Septic — Sep tic, n. A substance that promotes putrefaction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • septic — index deleterious, peccant (unhealthy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • septic — [sep′tik] adj. [L septicus < Gr sēptikos < sēpein, to make putrid: see SEPIA] causing, or resulting from, sepsis or putrefaction septically adv. septicity [sep′tis′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • septic — adjective Etymology: Latin septicus, from Greek sēptikos, from sēpein to putrefy Date: 1605 1. of, relating to, or causing putrefaction 2. relating to, involving, caused by, or affected with sepsis < septic patients > 3. used for sewage treatment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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