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Synonyms for utility

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the quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

Synonyms for utility

the service (electric power or water or transportation) provided by a public utility

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(economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice

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

used of beef

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capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team

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Utility executives are trying to change its perception, and seek employees with vision, creativity, and leadership potential.
But Sun's Tony Siress, senior director of Advanced Services, doesn't like the usual electrical grid analogy for utility computing.
The general idea of computing as a service or utility has been around in various forms for more than 40 years, with such variations as rime sharing, computing bureaus, hosting services, centralized mainframes and ASPs, according to an article in Optimize magazine.
Consumer rates were effectively set by the government, which capped them at roughly the 1995 level until 2002, or until a utility paid off its stranded costs.
The expense amount a utility recorded usually was what it had collected from customers in rates.
We strongly recommend landlords who provide these services to their tenants to review their records and take advantage of the AAP, if they have any outstanding utility tax liability for any year prior to 1998, whether or not they have been subject to audit by the Department," said REBNY President Steven Spinola.
The commission report alleges that the utility talked out of both sides of its mouth, and on the one side misused its eminent domain powers.
EPRI can be looked upon as an "AFS" of the electric utility industry.
Those faux populist ads got the chairman of the Electric Utility Shareholders Alliance (EUSA), Bill Steinmeier, into trouble recently.
Yet for utility executives who have based their multi-billion-dollar construction programs on the inviolate truth of such a curve, doubting its validity is a bit like asking an archbishop to question the existence of God.
North American utility companies have reached a turning point -- one in which their success will require a more aggressive approach," said Rick Tober, vice president, Capgemini, Americas Outsourcing.
While the concept is a compelling one, utility computing will not become a practical reality until IT managers can find answers to some fundamental, and as yet unresolved, questions.
Utility computing is one way to address the incongruity between the business importance of strategic IT vs.
At the end of the year, each utility must prove to the feds that it holds at least as many allowances as it emitted tons of sulfur dioxide that year, as measured by devices called continuous emission monitors at the end of stacks.
As a result of recent tax audits of commercial owners, deficiency notices have been issued alleging tax arrears for non-payment of sales and utility taxes.
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