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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A room or building equipped with one or more toilets; A bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe.

Usage examples (36)
  • You will need a pass to go to the lavatory.
  • The midcabin lavatory is closer, but I’ve got time to kill, so I turn and pick my way back among the crammed seats.
  • A lavatory is commonly called a wash basin, some types of valves are called stops.
  • The lavatory is also very nice, a serene expanse of cool white that nicely offsets the busy detail of the tile. for more
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  • Not the innovated instruments nor the diversity of specimen pleased the scientist more than the "lavatory" (washroom) of his new "laboratory" (room equipped for scientific research).
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