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Synonyms for utility

Synonyms for utility

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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Based in City of Industry, California, and celebrating its 90-year anniversary, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is America's oldest privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer.
We are dedicated to finding the best solutions affecting fuel economy and safety to deliver added productivity to our customers," exclaimed Craig Bennett, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company.
Hal Bennett, President Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, shared Mr.
Further supporting the rating are the recently created risk oversight committee, which has increased reporting efforts between utility management and City Council, and that following the 17% rate increase implemented last year, revenues are forecast to be sufficient to meet the utility's forecasted expenses in fiscal 2007.
Utility companies encourage supplier diversity, and seek minority-owned companies who provide a consistently high quality level of service.
In its widest meaning, utility computing refers to the practice of automatically matching centralized resources to an application's demands, then charging the business unit for usage.
In addition, the cyclical nature of technology that involved mainframes in the 1970s, minis in the 1980s and distributed computing in the 1990s, led the way to utility computing, said Gates Ouimette, marketing manager for The InterUnity Group, a company that helps businesses improve their business performance through the optimization of IT spending.
Davis was unwilling to allow the retail price of electricity to increase, to let the utilities go bankrupt, or to permit private buyers to purchase utility assets.
We found no instances where a utility recorded as a liability the present value of the total projected decommissioning cost obligations, which the El) would require.
The AAP is available to all landlords that have a utility tax liability for unmetered electric.
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.
An organization called the Electric Utility Shareholders Alliance has taken out full-page ads in The Washington Post to argue, peculiarly, that people who own shares of stock in utility companies are the little guys who need protection when the government restructures the electric-power system.
One consequence of this colossal economic miscalculation is that monthly utility bills for the typical consumer have tripled since 1973.
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.
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