Definition of domesticus
1. domestic [ a ] of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
Examples: "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"
(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
To encourage exploration for domestic sources of minerals , the Office_of_Minerals_Exploration ( OME ) of the U.S._Department_of_the_Interior offers financial assistance to firms and individuals who desire to explore their properties or claims for 1 or more of the 32 mineral commodities listed in the OME regulations .
(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
We should do what we can to discourage this conclusion , both by offering assistance for their domestic needs and by reacting firmly to irresponsible actions on the world scene .
Capital imports drawn from a number of sources must be employed and combined skillfully enough to permit domestic investment programming to go_forward .
(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
The Providence_Daily_Journal stated that although the guilt of Brown was evident , the South must guarantee him a fair trial to preserve domestic peace .Synonyms domestic Related Terms foreign home municipal national
2. domestic [ a ] of or relating to the home
Examples: "domestic servant" "domestic science"
(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)
In the midwest , oxidation ponds are used extensively for the treatment of domestic sewage from suburban areas .
The lack of adequate data on the aerated lagoon system prompted the developer to construct an aerated lagoon pilot plant to determine its feasibility for treating domestic sewage .
Initially , the wastewater would be entirely from the shopping_center with the domestic sewage from the houses increasing over an 18 - month period .
The BOD of the raw sewage was typical of domestic sewage from a subdivision .
A single 24 - hr composite sample had a BOD of 260 mg / l , indicating a typical domestic sewage .Synonyms domestic Related Terms dwelling
3. domestic [ a ] of or involving the home or family
Examples: "domestic worries" "domestic happiness" "they share the domestic chores" "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic" "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
The domestic tentacles even extend to the choice of a major field .
(Mignon G. Eberhart, The Cup, the Blade...)
She started back for the house , saw a light in the office , opened the door and surprised a domestic little scene which was far outside the dark realm of murder or attempted murder .
The homely everyday details of living and domestic requirements also pressed upon her with their immediate urgency .Synonyms domestic Related Terms undomestic household home housewifely domesticated husbandly home-style home-loving domesticity
4. domestic [ a ] converted or adapted to domestic use
Examples: "domestic animals" "domesticated plants like maize"
5. domestic [ a ] produced in a particular country
Examples: "domestic wine" "domestic oil"
6. domestic [ n ] a household servantSynonyms domestic_help house_servant domestic Related Terms servant maid housewife housekeeper skivvy home_help ayah
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