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‘Scarcity and resulting costliness confined its use chiefly to precious metalworking, where it was employed as a flux to cleanse surfaces of oxides and reduce melting temperatures to aid welding and soldering.’
  • ‘The relative costliness of labor encouraged labor-saving mechanization; the scarcity of capital made it worthwhile to build machines cheaply and use them intensively.’
  • ‘The goals of this program are to limit the frequency, severity and costliness of asthma exacerbations through extensive education of physicians, children and caregivers.’
  • ‘Their size and costliness testify to its importance.’
  • ‘In particular, he illustrates the costliness of hard bargaining if such bargaining leads to delays in exploiting this resource.’