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Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercisenoun

    the act of using

    "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

  2. utilizationnoun

    the state of having been made use of

    "the rate of utilization"


  1. Utilization

    Rental utilization - economy Capacity utilization - load on some process Utilization management - medicine


  1. utilization

    Utilization refers to the act of using something effectively and efficiently for a particular purpose. It often refers to the degree to which something is being used or the way it is being put into use. The term is often used in various fields such as economics, business, medicine, and computer science to indicate how much of a resource (like time, equipment, capability, etc) is being put into productive use.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utilizationnoun

    the act of utilizing, or the state of being utilized


  1. Utilization

    In equipment and tool rental companies, utilization is the primary method by which asset performance is measured and business success determined. In basic terms it is a measure of the actual revenue earned by assets against the potential revenue they could have earned. Rental utilization is divided into a number of different calculations, and not all companies work precisely the same way. In general terms however there are 2 key calculations: the physical utilization on the asset, which is measured based on the number of available days for rental against the number of days actually rented., and the financial utilization on the asset which is measured as the rental revenue achieved over a period of time against the potential revenue that could have been achieved based on a target or standard, non-discounted rate. Physical utilization is also sometimes referred to as spot utilization, where a rental company looks at its current utilization of assets based on a single moment in time.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utilization in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utilization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of utilization in a Sentence

  1. Avni Joshi:

    There is hope that smoking cessation will help improve asthma symptoms and health care utilization even after any duration or extent of second-hand tobacco exposure, in addition, children learn from parental behavior and they are less likely to start smoking themselves if they do not observe parental tobacco use.

  2. Robert Clark:

    The terrorism approach will open up and afford greater intelligence and investigative tools. Utilization of Patriot Act type lawsand regulations willafford a more comprehensive U.S..S. and international approach to disruption and dismantlement of the organized crime aspects to each gang, the terrorism laws and applications will afford greater intelligence gathering and investigative capacity as well as unilateral prosecution abilities.

  3. Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum:

    It is more about the really insidious nature of drug utilization than it is about race, in my opinion.

  4. John Kilduff:

    Cushing inventories did rise, taking away some of the strength of the headline drawdown figure, the refinery utilization rate, slightly below, at 90 percent is not all that supportive for crude oil demand, and crude oil imports were not that strong again.

  5. Erik Kreifeldt:

    Utilization is very low compared to what they can do, there’s some frustration from global wholesale and enterprise guys who wish it was an easier option for transit traffic.

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