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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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