Utility

Utility, or usefulness, is the (perceived) ability of something to satisfy needs or wants. Utility is an important concept in economics and game theory, because it represents satisfaction experienced by the consumer of a good. Not coincidentally, a good is something that satisfies human wants and provides utility, for example, to a consumer making...
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Utility

• (n.) Adaptation to satisfy the desires or wants; intrinsic value. See Note under Value, 2. • (n.) The quality or state of being useful; usefulness; production of good; profitableness to some valuable end; as, the utility of manure upon land; the utility of the sciences; the utility of medicines. • (n.) Happiness; the greatest good,...
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Utility

(Digital cameras and photo printers) A program that performs special tasks for the operating system, for example: file administration, controlling a digital camera, a CD-ROM drive or printer.
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utility

(ITIL Service Strategy) The functionality offered by a product or service to meet a particular need.
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utility

1. The quality or state of being useful; usefulness; production of good; profitableness to some valuable end; as, the utility of manure upon land; the utility of the sciences; the utility of medicines. 'The utility of the enterprises was, however, so great and obvious that all opposition proved useless.' (Macaulay) ... 2. Adaptation to satisfy the ...
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utility

usefulness noun the quality of being of practical use
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Utility

[C++] ==rel_ops== // below operator supersedes rel_ops bool operator >=(const A& a1, const A& a2) { do_something_else; // perform some distinguishing side-effect return !(a1 < a2); // but otherwise use same procedure as rel_ops }; ==pair== An object declared, for example, as {cpp|std::pair} will contain two members, {cpp|int first;} and ...
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utility

[Noun] Plural form: utilities. Service used by people such as gas, electricity or telephone.
Example: The bill for my utilities is less now that I use energy efficient light bulbs, as I use up less electricity.
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Utility

[patent] In United States patent law, utility is a patentability requirement. As provided by {UnitedStatesCode|35|101}, an invention is `useful` if it provides some identifiable benefit and is capable of use. The majority of inventions are usually not challenged as lacking utility, but the doctrine prevents the patenting of fantastic or hyp...
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utility

A basic service supplied to the public, such as water, electricity, gas, and sometimes telecommunications or transport
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Utility

A corporation, person, agency, authority, or other legal entity that owns or operates facilities for the generation, transmission, distribution, or sale of electric energy or natural gas primarily for use by the public and is defined as a utility under the statutes and rules by which it is regulated.
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Utility

A power company that owns or operates facilities used for the generation, transmission, or distribution of electric energy, which is regulated at state and federal levels.
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Utility

A public or private company that supplies a basic service to the general public, such as electricity, gas, or water.
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Utility

A regulated entity that exhibits the characteristics of a natural monopoly. For the purposes of the electric industry, `utility` generally refers to a regulated, vertically integrated monopoly electric company. `Transmission utility` refers to the regulated owner/operator of the transmission system only. `Distribution utility` refers to the regulat...
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utility

A software program or routine that aids in system management.
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Utility

A term used to describe the statutory authorities responsible for providing services to the community such as water, gas and electricity.
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Utility

Laws limiting the amount of interest that can be charged on loans.
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Utility

Public utilities (electric, telephone, fiber optic, water and sewage, and gas companies) and utility-like facilities (pipelines, roads, levees, canals)
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Utility

The measure of the welfare or satisfaction of an investor or person.
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utility

the quality of being of practical use
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Utility

The satisfaction that individuals gain from buying goods or services. A key economic concept....more on Utility
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Utility

The state or quality of being useful. What is the utility of marketing practices to the library field?
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Utility

The utility that administers the grid where the energy storage system is installed.
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Utility

The value a consumer receives from a product's design.
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utility

Type: Term Pronunciation: yū-til′i-tē Definitions: 1. In biomedical ethics and clinical decision analysis, the satisfaction or economic advantage gained from the outcome that results from a particular decision.
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