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avail·abil·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handiness, accessibility, availability, availablenessnoun

    the quality of being at hand when needed

Wiktionary

  1. availabilitynoun

    The quality of being available.

    What is your availability this week?

    Etymology: From ; attested since the early 1800s.

  2. availabilitynoun

    That which is available.

    We have several availabilities.

    Etymology: From ; attested since the early 1800s.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Availabilitynoun

    the quality of being available; availableness

  2. Availabilitynoun

    that which is available

Freebase

  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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of availability in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of availability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of availability in a Sentence

  1. Director General Parker:

    My sharpest concern as Director General of MI5 is the growing gap between the increasingly challenging threat and the decreasing availability of capabilities to address it.

  2. Jeffrey Duchin:

    If we had the ability to test earlier, I'm sure we would've identified patients earlier in the community, possibly at hospitals, but we were also looking at not only availability of testing but whether patients met criteria for testing.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    In my view, American boots on the ground should always be the last step, and we need to exercise other steps before that, we have the availability of overwhelming air power, and we have boots on the ground that are ready and eager to fight -- the Peshmerga -- and they lack sufficient tools and equipment to do so.

  4. Brad Seligman:

    The current COVID 19 pandemic has resulted in restrictions in the availability of test sites, while test-taking opportunities for all students have been limited, for persons with disabilities, the ability to obtain accommodations or even to locate suitable test locations for the test are' almost nil'.

  5. Tiffanie Boyd:

    Vaccination is essential in the fight against the pandemic, and we are actively encouraging McDonald’semployees to take this important step. We will provide four hours of paid time to crew at McDonald’s corporate-owned US restaurants and to US corporate employees who receive the vaccine, ensuring widespread availability and access to the vaccine will require extraordinary partnerships between businesses, governments and community and health organizations, and we’re engaging with government officials and our partners to understand where McDonald’s can further support this work.

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