a pad of absorbent material, as cotton, worn by women during menstruation to absorb the uterine flow.
sanitary napkin n.
A disposable pad of absorbent material worn to absorb menstrual flow.
- Sanitary protection
noun 1. sanitary towels and tampons, collectively
noun, British. 1. sanitary napkin. sanitary towel noun 1. an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
noun 1. plumbing fixtures, as sinks or toilet bowls, made of ceramic material or enameled metal.
verb (used with object), sanitated, sanitating. 1. to make sanitary; equip with sanitary appliances: to sanitate a new town.