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Definition of "out of use" [out of use]

  • Not in use; unfashionable; obsolete. (adverb)
  • Not in employment. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "out of use" in a sentence
  • "At the present time the name of Guinea for this territory and the ecclesiastical title "The Two Guineas" have gone out of use both in the civil and the religious sense, and Gaboon designates the northern portion of French Congo, south of the Equator and lying between the Atlantic ocean and longitude 12 east of Paris."
  • "Decimation was an ancient Roman military punishment that had gone out of use until Crassus revived it."
  • "After the fire, which put all of our steam, hot and cold water lines out of use on the male side, we made a temporary steam connection, using 400 feet of 2-in. black pipe and 200 feet 1½-in. black pipe."
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