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1. Capable of being relied on; dependable: a reliable assistant; a reliable car.
2. Yielding the same or compatible results in different clinical experiments or statistical trials.

re·li′a·bil′i·ty, re·li′a·ble·ness n.
re·li′a·bly adv.
Synonyms: reliable, dependable, responsible, trustworthy, trusty
These adjectives mean worthy of reliance or trust: a reliable source of information; a dependable worker; a responsible babysitter; a trustworthy report; a trusty assistant.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reliableness - the quality of being dependable or reliable
responsibleness, responsibility - a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility"
solidity, solidness - the quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally; "the solidity of the evidence worked in his favor"; "the solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope"
infallibility - the quality of never making an error
duplicability, reproducibility - the quality of being reproducible
undependability, undependableness, unreliability, unreliableness - the trait of not being dependable or reliable
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Coolie labor though seemingly costly, would be really as cheap as kafir labor at its present high rates, especially when docility and reliableness are taken into the account; and one good effect of the introduction of the foreign element--besides those already enumerated--would be to keep down the exorbitant and daily increasing demands of our fickle and indolent native laborers-demands which, we are sorry to say, the Government abets and sanctions.
To calculate the intra-evaluator agreement 30% of the sample was replicated, and the weighted Kappa test was used to choose among the three evaluators the greater reliableness. Among the three judges, one showed 100% concordance in the assessments and is considered as "very good" by Altman [13] rating and for this reason your data used in the final evaluation.
This paper focuses on systems formed of holons with a predominant reactive behavior, which are able to overreach most of the limitations specific to traditional systems: disturbance handling, human integration, high reliableness and maintenance even in the case complex systems, flexibility, etc.

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