toilet meaning

EN[ˈtɔɪ.lət] [-ɔɪlɪt]
  • A toilet is a sanitation fixture used primarily for the disposal of human urine and feces. They are often found in a small room referred to as a toilet, bathroom or lavatory.
  • Dry toilets, for example pit latrines and composting toilets, require no or little water. The excreta is removed manually or composted in situ.
  • Ancient civilizations used toilets attached to simple flowing water sewage systems included those of the Indus Valley Civilization and also those of the Romans and Egyptians.
  • Many infectious diseases, including cholera and diarrhoea, can be largely prevented when effective sanitation systems are in place. Hygienic toilets are one important piece of the overall sanitation system.

    Definition of toilet in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGtoiletsPRtoiletingPT, PPtoiletedSUF-let
    1. (dated) To dress and groom oneself.
      1. To use the toilet, or assist (a child, etc.) in using the toilet.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • There's only one thing for it: I'll have to get stoned; there's always time to write a toilet book.
          • The soylent steaks were sitting like lead in his stomach and twice he had to go back to the dark and miserable toilet in the rear of the building.
          • I was able to unstop the clogged toilet by using a plunger.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en toilette
          2. fr toilette
          3. en toileth
          4. en toilets
          5. fr toiletta
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of toilet for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "toilet" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
          Difficultness: Level 3
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile