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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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Therefore, to decrease the wettability of the wood, it is possible to use any of the analyzed sandpapers; the 180-sandpaper is specially recommended, due its availableness and lower price, when compared to others.
The appeal of the web and also the powerful technologies availableness and speedy network technologies has altered the way of use [2].
This availableness of enzyme interacting groups in the surface conduces to the obtainment of multi-bounded immobilized derivatives.