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utilidor

[yoo-til-i-dawr] /yuˈtɪl ɪˌdɔr/
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
utili(ty) + -dor, as in thermidor
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  • The height appears taller than on stage because the facility actually drops down to the utilidor level.
  • In addition, the existing condensate return line will be replaced from the mechanical room to the utilidor connection.
  • The potential for migration of vapors into the utilidor was high.
  • The logical direction of the drain pipe was heading straight for what appears to be an underground utilidor.
British Dictionary definitions for utilidor

utilidor

/juːˈtɪlɪˌdɔː/
noun
1.
(Canadian) an enclosed and insulated conduit for sewage and other utilities placed above the level of permafrost
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