utilidor


utilidor

utilidor [yoo-til-i-dawr] ExamplesWord Origin noun Canadian.

  1. an aboveground, insulated network of pipes and cables, used to convey water and electricity in communities situated in areas of permafrost.

Origin of utilidor utili(ty) + -dor, as in thermidor Examples from the Web for utilidor Historical Examples of utilidor

  • Dan was waiting in the utilidor, crouched and dozing against the wall.

    Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    Cory Doctorow

  • I ducked into a utilidor, changed into my costume and went back onstage.

    Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    Cory Doctorow

  • I was enough of a castmember that I sought out a utilidor before I collapsed against a wall, head down.

    Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    Cory Doctorow

  • I slept in a sleeping bag on the floor of the utilidor, with a couple dozen others, in three hour shifts.

    Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    Cory Doctorow

  • In a dreamlike buzz, I stood and wandered out into the utilidor, out through the western castmember parking, and away.

    Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    Cory Doctorow

  • British Dictionary definitions for utilidor utilidor noun

    1. Canadian an enclosed and insulated conduit for sewage and other utilities placed above the level of permafrost

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