A company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation.
Dutch: nutsbedrijf, overheidsbedrijf
The quality of being of practical use.
Polish: celowość, utylitarność, zdatność, praktyczność, przydatność, pomocność, użyteczność
The service (electric power or water or transportation) provided by a public utility.
economics A measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice.
Dutch: handigheid, hulpmiddel
computer science A program designed for general support of the processes of a computer:
— A computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users.
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; usable but inferior.
Capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team:
— A utility infielder.
Moby thesaurus: Aktiengesellschaft, account, advantage, advantageousness, aktiebolag, alternate, alternative, appliance, applicability, appropriateness, availability, backup, beneficialness, body corporate, business, business establishment, cartel, chamber of commerce, combine, commercial enterprise ... show more.
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