the ordering of the large-scale aspects of the environment by means of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning, regional planning, etc., usually in combination.
the study or practice of this.
- Environmental health officer
noun 1. (in Britain) an employee of the Environmental Health Service Former names public health inspector, sanitary inspector
- Environmental health service
noun 1. (in Britain) a service provided by a local authority, which deals with prevention of the spread of communicable diseases, food safety and hygiene, control of infestation by insects or rodents, etc
[en-vahy-ruh n-men-tl-ist, -vahy-ern-] /ɛnˌvaɪ rənˈmɛn tl ɪst, -ˌvaɪ ərn-/ noun 1. an expert on environmental problems. 2. any person who advocates or works to protect the air, water, animals, plants, and other natural resources from pollution or its effects. 3. a person who believes that differences between individuals or groups, especially in moral and intellectual […]
[en-vahy-ruh n-muh nt, -vahy-ern-] /ɛnˈvaɪ rən mənt, -ˈvaɪ ərn-/ noun 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecology. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors surrounding and affecting a given organism at any time. 3. the social and cultural forces that shape the life of a person […]