Practicability in a sentence

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Definition of Practicability

  • The quality or state of being practicable; practicableness; feasibility.
  • the quality of being usable

How to use practicability in a sentence. Practicability pronunciation.

Protesting against this action, and informing Gen. Sumner of the urgent orders for the Gatling guns to disembark at once, that officer inquired the opinion of the prematurely graduated engineer as to the practicability of using the pontoons, and this experienced young man again expressed the fear that the boats might be injured in the surf.
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Henry Marcotte, retired, the correspondent of the Army and Navy Journal, requested permission to accompany the detachment, which was granted, and soon all were _en route_ for the front, entrusted with the task of opening the way for wheeled transportation and of demonstrating the practicability of the road for army wagons and field artillery.
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The previous remark about the practicability of telegraphing to headquarters for additional force applies to this department also.
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Socialism-granted its practicability, and its practicability can never be disproved except by trial, by long and repeated trial-holds out the promise of great blessings to mankind.
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I wish your answer respecting the practicability of surprising the party near Nelson's; the route, and force you will be able to detach.
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From what he knew of the Sicilian bandit, Blake felt a certain doubt as to the practicability of this plan, yet he was relieved to learn that he would not be called upon to testify.
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To this Brigand, the brave Courier, when we were at a reasonable trot, happened to suggest the practicability of going faster.
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Many will admit that the system which I recommend might have been introduced at the first founding of this colony, with facility and very great advantage, but doubt its practicability now that titles have become complicated.
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The event of the existing crisis will be decisive in the opinion of mankind of the practicability of our federal system of government.
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The President thinks that these facts and circumstances afford as strong a guaranty as can be had in human affairs for the safety of the public funds and the practicability of a new system of collection and disbursement through the agency of the State banks.
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Let us trust that this admonition will never be forgotten by the Government or the people of the United States, and that the testimony which our experience thus far holds out to the great human family of the practicability and the blessings of free government will be confirmed in all time to come.
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With regard to the mere practicability of effecting an independent supply, it must certainly be allowed that foreign corn may be so prohibited as completely to secure this object.
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About the middle of February President Davis called General Johnston to Richmond to confer with him upon the practicability of withdrawing the army to the south banks of the Rappahannock.
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We should have in mind specific areas of grazing lands, with a knowledge of the cattle which are best adapted to them, and the practicability of supporting a family upon them.
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I had eluded Hawkins and ridden down alone, the serene enjoyment of my paper unpunctuated by dissertations upon the practicability of condensing the clouds for commercial purposes, or the utilization of atmospheric nitrogen in the manufacture of predigested breakfast food.
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To the two latter explorers belonged the praise-which time would never obscure or diminish-of having been the first to solve the practicability of traversing this great continent from south to north.
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The new railroad completely altered the position of Boston and brought an era of great prosperity to the city, at the same time demonstrating the practicability of the steam road as a carrier of nearly all kinds of freight.
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None but a man whose mind had been warped by the too constant contemplation of one particular subject, as Mr. Owen's mind has been warped by the eternal consideration of the Utopian republic, could suppose the practicability of carrying those plans into full effect during the existence of the present generation.
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We had now demonstrated the practicability of collecting water from the dew.
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It is a tight clay through which water passes very slowly, so slowly that the practicability of using tile-drainage is still questioned by the State University, although the experiments which the University soil investigators have already started in several counties here in "Egypt" will ultimately furnish us positive knowledge along this line.
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Examples of Practicability

Example #1
On returning to shore with a party to work the pontoons, the party was stopped in the act of launching the first boat by Gen. Sumner, and ordered to proceed to the Cherokee, take her out into the offing, and order another to take her place to unload.
Example #2
Gen. Sumner responded by a peremptory order to warp the Cherokee out from the pier and send the other vessels in.
Example #3
For the first mile the road was excellent.
Example #4
There was no tentage, except the shelter-halves which some of the men had brought with them.
Example #5
The principal sufferings after the surrender were due to four causes: first, improper clothes; second, improper food; third, lack of shelter; fourth, lack of proper medical attention.
Example #6
There was something stimulating about the nervous strain and excitement of the time which kept the men up to their work; but the inadequacy of the medical supplies on hand had been amply demonstrated by the 10th.