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1. Present and ready for use; at hand; accessible: kept a fire extinguisher available at all times.
2. Capable of being gotten; obtainable: a bedspread available in three colors.
3. Qualified and willing to serve or assist: a list of available candidates; was not available for comment.
a. Chemistry Capable of being used in a chemical reaction: available electrons.
b. Botany Present, as in soil, and capable of being used by plants as a nutrient: available water; available minerals.

a·vail′a·bil′i·ty, a·vail′a·ble·ness n.
a·vail′a·bly adv.
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Noun1.availableness - the quality of being at hand when neededavailableness - the quality of being at hand when needed
convenience - the quality of being useful and convenient; "they offered the convenience of an installment plan"
command - availability for use; "the materials at the command of the potters grew"
print - availability in printed form; "we've got to get that story into print"; "his book is no longer in print"
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This availableness of enzyme interacting groups in the surface conduces to the obtainment of multi-bounded immobilized derivatives.