Associations to the word «Hygiene»


HYGIENE, noun. The science of health, its promotion and preservation.
HYGIENE, noun. Those conditions and practices that promote and preserve health.
HYGIENE, noun. Cleanliness.
HYGIENE, noun. (computing) (slang) (of a macro) The property of having an expansion that is guaranteed not to cause the accidental capture of identifiers.

Dictionary definition

HYGIENE, noun. A condition promoting sanitary practices; "personal hygiene".
HYGIENE, noun. The science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health.

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.