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Lavatory

A wash basin, or by extension a room containing a wash basin and a water closet.

lavatory

lavatory, 4
lavatory, 1
lavabo: Abbey of Valmagne
1. A basin with water supply and drainage piping, for washing the hands and face; a washbasin.
2. A room containing a washbasin and a water closet, but not a bathtub; a powder room.
3. Same as toilet, 2 or
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If they close public lavatories then they must close all lavatories in the Welsh Assembly, and every council office as well.
Instead, we turned our attention to developing faucet/lavatory/cabinet combinations that would eliminate identified problems and replace conventional wall-hung lavatories altogether.
These lavatories continue to emit stench and miasma the whole day long polluting the atmosphere.
If women want men in lavatories the same time as them, so be it.
In its September 2011 rules it says "it is clear that providing accessible lavatories on single-aisle aircraft would be a significant improvement in airline service for passengers with disabilities," but adds "the revenue loss and other cost impacts of requiring accessible lavatories on single-aisle aircraft could be too great.
Every airline in the world operating Boeing 737-800 planes has only two lavatories in the back, including companies like Delta Air Lines, SAS, American Airlines, KLM, Qantas, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines.
The Kallos and Katagami lavatories are now available across the Middle East through Kohler co.
Women-only lavatories will be indicated using thesignage below.
Eldon Grove - the first multi-occupied building to have inside bathrooms and lavatories in Liverpool
A SHORTAGE of public lavatories is proving an expensive nightmare for the country's street cleaners, a conference was being warned today.
With a circular plan, it includes a cafe and male, female and accessible lavatories, surrounding an eccentrically placed inner court.
An investigation by a London-based newspaper alleged that traces of the class A drug had been found in lavatories at parties attended by members of the Government, journalists and lobbyists.