Examples of utility in a Sentence
a plan without much practical utility
Notify the utility if there's an outage.
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The Nitros, who will be in Division VI after being in Division VII last season, will be paced by senior hole/set Vachik Gharibyan, senior utility Nicholas Schmitt and sophomore goalkeeper Ronald George.
Oncor is an electric utility that serves Dallas and other fast-growing cities in Texas.
Cost estimates could increase further as the rail project heads into Honolulu’s urban core, where utility lines must be relocated and where crews unearthed bone fragments indicating construction could disrupt Hawaiian burial grounds.
Here’s a peek into some of those tech advances intended to get critical utilities and information to people more quickly.
But Faith had hefty utility bills, a leaky foundation and vast parking lots to clear of snow.
Even this application has no clear utility, as inheritance of a mutant gene can be avoided with a simpler approach: pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).
Police received reports of a woman injured in a utility task vehicle accident at 4:20 a.m. from the Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler, Nebraska.
All township trustees members serve on the utility board, which oversees the township's water system.
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Origin and Etymology of utility
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsaccount, avail, mileage, service, serviceability, serviceableness, usefulness, use
Related Wordsadvantage, benefit, gain; aid, assistance, help; applicability, appropriateness, fitness, relevance; profit, value, worth
Near Antonymsinapplicability, inappropriateness
Definition of utility
- a utility infielder
- utility livestock
- a utility dog
- utility beef
- a utility tool
- a utility company
First Known Use of utility
UTILITY Defined for Kids
legal Definition of utility
- paid for rent and utilities
- an easement limited to purposes of travel which does not include the right to install utilities
- —Ware v. Public Serv. Co., 412 A.2d 84 (1980)
- utilities performed poorly
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