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Definition of "unitize" [u•nit•ize]

  • To separate, classify, or package in discrete units. (verb-transitive)
  • To make or transform into a single unit. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unitize" in a sentence
  • "I admit my company sells stretch film and I suspect many may categorize it as a necessary evil because it is an excellent way to unitize and protect a load during shipment."
  • "We can also do this if we allow cattle to graze between plantings and fertilize that way – but this will require scaling back from current industrial processes that unitize production functions and instead to reintegrate, say, dairy and grain production."
  • "The more individuality and complexity have threatened to outreach the mental powers and become unmanageable, the more have order and organization shown their ability to subordinate and unitize the seeming diversity of elements."