Definitions for availability

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  1. handiness, accessibility, availability, availableness(noun)

    the quality of being at hand when needed

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  1. availability(Noun)

    The quality of being available.

    What is your availability this week?

  2. availability(Noun)

    That which is available.

    We have several availabilities.

  3. Origin: From ; attested since the early 1800s.

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  1. Availability(noun)

    the quality of being available; availableness

  2. Availability(noun)

    that which is available

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  1. Availability

    In reliability theory and reliability engineering, the term availability has the following meanings: ⁕The degree to which a system, subsystem or equipment is in a specified operable and committable state at the start of a mission, when the mission is called for at an unknown, i.e. a random, time. Simply put, availability is the proportion of time a system is in a functioning condition. This is often described as a mission capable rate. Mathematically, this is expressed as 1 minus unavailability. ⁕The ratio of the total time a functional unit is capable of being used during a given interval to the length of the interval. For example, a unit that is capable of being used 100 hours per week would have an availability of 100/168. However, typical availability values are specified in decimal. In high availability applications, a metric known as nines, corresponding to the number of nines following the decimal point, is used. In this system, "five nines" equals 0.99999 availability.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'availability' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4602

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'availability' in Nouns Frequency: #1895

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