A toilet is a sanitation fixture used primarily for the disposal of human excrement and urine, and sometimes for tampons. They are often found in a small room referred to as a toilet/bathroom/lavatory. Flush toilets, which are common in many parts of the world, may be connected to a nearby septic tank or more commonly in urban areas via "large" sewer pipe connected to a sewerage pipe system. The water and waste from many different sources is piped in large pipes to a more distant sewage treatment plant. Chemical toilets are used in mobile and many temporary situations where there is no access to sewerage, dry toilets, including pit toilets and composting ...

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  1. Personal grooming; washing, dressing etc.
  2. One's style of dressing; dress, outfit.
  3. A dressing room.
  4. Now specifically, a room or enclosed cubicle containing a lavatory, e.g., a bathroom or water closet (w.c.).
  5. A lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water.
    EPA is currently developing the specification for high-efficiency toilets. All HETs that meet WaterSense criteria for efficiency and performance will be eligible to receive a label once EPA finalizes the specification.US Environmental Protection Agency.
  6. Other similar devices, such as squat toilets, as in Japan or the Middle East.
  7. A shabby or dirty place, especially a lounge/bar/pub/tavern.
  8. A covering of linen, silk, or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or dressing room.
  9. A dressing table.


  1. To dress and groom oneself
  2. To use the toilet, or assist (a child etc) in using the toilet

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