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utility

(Public service), noun public business, public company, public corporation, public industry

utility

(Usefulness), noun adequacy, advantage, applicability, avail, benefit, convenience, efficacy, employability, fruitfulness, function, helpfulness, practicality, productiveness, productivity, profit, service, serviceability, suitability, usability, use, value
Foreign phrases: Omne magnum exemplum habet aliquid ex iniquo, quod publica utilitate compensatur.Every great example has some unfairness, which is compensated by the public utility.
See also: advantage, appliance, behalf, benefit, betterment, expedience, feasibility, function, help, instrument, profit, propriety, tool, use, value, worth
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Suppliers interested in working with utility companies should visit their websites for opportunities and contact names
Utility computing is the idea of keeping it simple by buying software, hardware and infrastructure that make computer resources easier to use.
Ouimette believes grid computing, in which power is harnessed for many computers on a network to solve problems requiring different processing cycles and involving large amounts of data, was the precursor to utility computing.
Michael Shames, executive director of the Utility Consumer Action Network, points to four advantages of the state owning the grid.
FASB's view is that a utility incurs the liability (the radioactive contamination) as soon as its plant begins operation.
At the end of the AAP period, the Department plans to audit aggressively any remaining landlords who they believe have an outstanding utility tax liability.
Here are a few possible activities in which it makes sense to partner with your utility company:
Those faux populist ads got the chairman of the Electric Utility Shareholders Alliance (EUSA), Bill Steinmeier, into trouble recently.

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