utilization


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u·til·ize

 (yo͞ot′l-īz′)
tr.v. u·til·ized, u·til·iz·ing, u·til·iz·es
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of: an approach to the problem that utilizes the latest research; how plants utilize nutrients to produce seeds.

[French utiliser, from Italian utilizzare, from utile, useful, from Latin ūtilis, from ūtī, to use.]

u′til·iz′a·ble adj.
u′til·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
u′til·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.utilization - the act of usingutilization - the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
practice - the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
play - utilization or exercise; "the play of the imagination"
misuse, abuse - improper or excessive use; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"
exploitation, development - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
recycling - the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
application, practical application - the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose; "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"
2.utilization - the state of having been made use ofutilization - the state of having been made use of; "the rate of utilization"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"

utilization

noun
1. The act of putting into play:
2. The condition of being put to use:
Translations
použití
anvendelse
kihasználás
nÿting
kullanmayararlanma

utilization

[ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nutilización f

utilization

[ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] utilisation (British) nutilisation f

utilization

nVerwendung f; (of situation, time)Ausnutzung f; (of opportunity, talent)Nutzung f; (of materials, resources)Verwertung f

utilization

[ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nutilizzazione f

utilize,

utilise

(ˈjuːtilaiz) verb
to find a useful purpose for (something). The extra money is being utilized to buy books for the school library.
ˌutiliˈzation, ˌutiliˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
Should necessity require, Tarzan could face Numa in battle, although he was not so egotistical as to think that he could best a full-grown lion in mortal combat other than through accident or the utilization of the cunning of his superior man-mind.
The Central Bank made public the capacity utilization rate of manufacturing industry for January 2011, and said the rate was up 6 points year-on-year but down 1 points month-on-month in January 2011.
Within the jackup fleet, total utilization decreased to 46.
These innovative devices virtualize file systems from heterogeneous file servers and NAS devices, and introduce intelligent storage management policies to optimize resource utilization, performance and scalability.
Statistics Sweden, the Swedish state statistics agency, said on Thursday (12 May) that the capacity utilization in Swedish mining and manufacturing industries decreased from the fourth quarter of 2004 to the first quarter 2005 by 0.
For a campus with 100 rooms, a mere 10% increase in space utilization is like having 10 additional rooms on campus.
Comparing the rate of government mortgage utilization in the occupied territories with that in other kinds of localities, the authors found that the rate of government mortgage utilization in the Jewish development towns, some of which have high-priority status, was 2%.
The insights gained are the basis of the business intelligence that drives the modeling of patient risk and service utilization.
4 percent, and the utilization rate decreased to 88.
Consequently, the doctrine of equitable utilization has evolved into the notion that states must balance a variety of factors relating to use of a shared basin or watershed.
The state Medicaid programs were surveyed to identify Medicaid reimbursement, utilization, and coverage policies for home health care implemented by the states.
The best measure of hospital day utilization is patient days per 1,000 enrollees per year ("enrollee" includes the employee and his or her enrolled spouse and children).