Septically
Septically Sep"tic*al*ly, adv. In a septic manner; in a manner tending to promote putrefaction. [1913 Webster]

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  • septically — 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

  • septically — adverb In a septic way …   Wiktionary

  • septically — sepˈtically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑septic …   Useful english dictionary

  • septic — septically, adv. septicity /sep tis i tee/, n. /sep tik/, adj. Pathol. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of sepsis; infected. 2. putrefactive. [1595 1605; < L septicus < Gk septikós, equiv. to sept(ós) rotted + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Creosote — For other uses, see Creosote (disambiguation). Creosote is the portion of chemical products obtained by the distillation of a tar that remains heavier than water, notably useful for its anti septic and preservative properties.[1] It is produced… …   Wikipedia

  • septic — [ sɛptɪk] 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 tɪsɪti noun Origin C17: via L. from Gk sēptikos, from sēpein make …   English new terms 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

  • septicity — 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′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 — adj. contaminated with bacteria from a festering wound etc., putrefying. Phrases and idioms: septic tank a tank in which the organic matter in sewage is disintegrated through bacterial activity. Derivatives: septically adv. septicity n. Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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