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Engelsk tillægsord: utility

1. utility used of beef; usable but inferior


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)utility-grade


Termer med lignende betydninginferior


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)superior

2. utility capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA utility infielder.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)substitute


Termer med lignende betydningsecondary


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)primary


Engelsk navneord: utility

1. utility (om gruppe) a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)public utility, public utility company, public-service corporation


Mindre specifikke termerservice


Mere specifikke termerbus company, bus service, electric company, gas company, gas service, light company, phone company, phone service, power company, power service, telco, telephone company, telephone service, water company, waterworks

2. utility (om egenskab) the quality of being of practical use


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)usefulness


Mindre specifikke termerquality


Mere specifikke termerdetergence, detergency, function, helpfulness, instrumentality, practicability, practicableness, practicality, purpose, role, serviceability, serviceableness, usability, usableness, use, use, useableness


Kendetegneruseful, useless, utile


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inutility, unusefulness, uselessness

3. utility (om handling) the service (electric power or water or transportation) provided by a public utility


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cost of utilities never decreases.
All the utilities were lost after the hurricane.


Mindre specifikke termerservice

4. utility (om mængde el. mål) (economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice


Mindre specifikke termermetric, system of measurement


Mere specifikke termermarginal utility


Overordnet emneområdeeconomic science, economics, political economy

5. utility (om kommunikation) (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)service program, utility program


Mindre specifikke termercomputer program, computer programme, program, programme


Mere specifikke termerdevice driver, diagnostic program, driver, input program, output program, sort program, sorting program, trace program


Omfatter disse specifikke termerservice routine, utility routine


Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

6. utility (om genstand) a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe price of the house included all utilities.


Mindre specifikke termerfacility, installation


Mere specifikke termerelectrical plant, electrical system, heat, heating, heating plant, heating system, plumbing, plumbing system









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