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also use·a·ble  (yo͞o′zə-bəl)
1. Capable of being used: usable byproducts.
2. Fit for use; convenient to use: usable spare parts.

us′a·bil′i·ty, us′a·ble·ness n.
us′a·bly adv.
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Noun1.usability - the quality of being able to provide good service
usefulness, utility - the quality of being of practical use
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nVerwendbarkeit f; (of ideas, suggestions)Brauchbarkeit f
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 4, 2019-: Usability Testing Service Market 2025: Global economy, Financial Share, Prominent Players, Competitive Environment, Types and Applications of Product/Service Forecast
The new capabilities augment Eggplant's continuous intelligent automation by making it simple and quick for teams to test the performance and usability of their products as well as basic functionality, delivering a better user experience that drives business outcomes.
TUESDAY, March 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic health record (EHR) usability may contribute to possible patient harm events, according to a research letter published in the March 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Usability and user experience (UX) have always been the predominant concerns of software products [9].
Therefore, there is a need to critically evaluate the adoption of e-banking applications according to the usability attributes.
Nielsen (2004) defines usability as "the extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction in a specified context of use".
On December 18, 2017, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released a new set of updates to as part of its ongoing effort to enhance the usability of the database (see First in a Series of Changes to Improve Usability for Stakeholders).
Harrington has published more than 100 journal articles and is the co-author of the HIMSS 2014 book, Usability Evaluation Handbook for Electronic Health Records, the second edition of which is due out in 2018.
AV-TEST accolades have been awarded to: Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, for Best Protection and Best Usability; and Kaspersky Small Office Security for Best Protection, Best Performance and Best Usability.
In the era of user-centered product design, a good user experience is the direct way to keep the user's viscosity, for the usability is an important software feature.
Usability evaluations are important for examining the flow and effectiveness of a course environment.
Citing their book as a good resource for those who have an interest, need, or direct role in conducting a usability test of a medical device (or system) or are presently studying the topic, Wiklund, Kendler, and Strochlic, with 50 combined years of usability testing experience, offer suggestions and recommendations.