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utilisation

n.

chiefly British English spelling of utilization (q.v.). For spelling, see -ize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Its utilisation for other practical purposes was then suggested.

    Inventions in the Century William Henry Doolittle
  • It is to be presumed that elephants are preserved with a view to their utilisation.

  • Hardness and toughness are actual drawbacks in the utilisation of rubber which is required for vulcanising.

  • Mr Hickey proposed the utilisation of the ammoniacal products resulting from his process.

  • An interesting new industry for utilisation of old tins (waste) has arisen in connection with Central Hall, Manchester.

  • The utilisation of these aeroplanes obviates the necessity to throw out ballast to rise, or to let out gas for a descent.

    The Romance of Modern Invention Archibald Williams
  • With me it had always been more the adventure than the story; my writing was a by-product, a utilisation of what life offered me.

    The Mystery Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • I realise that the particular solution of the Irish Question which is about to be unfolded is the utilisation of our bogs.

    Ireland In The New Century Horace Plunkett
  • A much more difficult problem is sure to arise, sooner or later, in connection with the utilisation of efficients.

  • Apart from navigation on rivers, the question of the utilisation of the flow of rivers is of importance.

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