Definition of unitization in US English:

unitization

noun

  • 1The combining of diverse parts into a single unit or a unified whole. Now rare.

  • 2The packaging of cargo into unit loads; specifically = palletization.

  • 3Oil Industry. The joint development of a petroleum source which straddles territory controlled by different companies or states.

  • 4Psychology. The mental process of grouping several related items or features into a single coherent unit.

  • 5Finance. Conversion of an investment trust into a unit trust. Not in North American use.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Promethean. From unitize + -ation.

Pronunciation

unitization

/ˌjuːnɪtʌɪˈzeɪʃn/