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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun utilisation:


Utilisation is a member of the word family utilise, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the noun utilisation

What does utilisation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: utilisations

  1. the act of using
    • examples: Education is the acquisition of the art of the utilisation of knowledge. | As science advances as some describe it, into itself, - by creating technology which is then subsequently of a higher complexity than the ideas it is to help explain - complications often can arise, such as a need for higher education for those who utilise it. This may not be a negative complication in itself, but gives rise to another problem: that this causes education about the subject's fundamentals to be sacrificed for the training in the utilisation of ever changing technology.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • alternative spelling: utilization
    • synonyms of utilisation: employment / exercise / usage / use
    • more generic word: activity = any specific behavior
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun utilisation


  1. The act of using something.
  2. The manner in which something is used.
  3. The state of being used.


Utilisation: In relation to access to health care services and in the terminology of Aday and Andersen, utilisation reflects the extent to which "potential access" is converted into "realised access".

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Utilisation

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Google previewEnterprise Architecture at Work (2012)

Modelling, Communication and Analysis by Marc Lankhorst

Utilisation is the percentage of the operational time that a resource is busy. On the one hand, the utilisation is a measure of the effectiveness with which a resource is used.

Google previewComputer Aided Control System Design (1994)

Methods, Tools, and Related Topics by Mieczys?aw A. Brdy?, Krzysztof Malinowski

Maximum processor utilisation is a major issue by the thinking criteria of classical computer science, and still the subject of many articles. For embedded real-time systems, however, it is totally irrelevant whether the processor utilisation is only ...

Google previewDimensions of Automobile Demand (2013)

A Longitudinal Study of Household Automobile Ownership and Use by David A Hensher

THE BASIC METHODOLOGY Our starting premise is that the intensity of consumer durable utilisation is an operationally...

Google previewCombustion Engineering and Gas Utilisation (2014)

by British Gas

Combustion Engineering & Gas Utilisation is a practical guide to sound engineering practice for engineers from industry and commerce responsible for the selection, installation, designing and maintenance of efficient and safe gas fired ...

Google previewECIC2014-Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Intellectual Capital (2014)

ECIC 2014 by Dagmar Cagáňová, Miloš Čambál

Effective utilisation means ability of the leaders to apply all the skills, knowledge and creativity of employees into the work practice. It means the ability to create new knowledge while simultaneously effectively exploit the existing one (March ...

Google previewE-commerce and Export Performance

Since e-commerce utilisation is a significant determinant in this relationship, it might have a mediating role on the relationship between price competitiveness and export performance. The implication of this finding tends to suggest that price ...

Google previewFuel Cells, Engines and Hydrogen (2006)

An Exergy Approach by Frederick J. Barclay

The fuel utilisation is a mere 59%. None of the promise implied by the circulator- dependent chemical exergies of Chapter 1 is realised in the 'incomplete' cell. The reformer ahead of the German fuel cell provides an output of steam with diluted ...

Google previewTheory Of Education Administration (2009)

by R.c.mishra

Rao has observed, "Utilisation is a crucial factor in determining the extent and pace of economic development. Sometimes planners are so apt to be carried away by the importance of material inputs and physical capital formation that ...

Google previewContemporary Issues in Coronary Care Nursing (2005)

by Fiona Timmins

Research utilisation is an innovation that requires a thoughtful systematic approach to ensure success. • Research-based practice innovations require nurses to become change agents. • Research-based practice innovations need to be ...

Google previewLong-Term Integration of Renewable Energy Sources into the European Energy System (1998)

by The LTI-Research Group

Hydropower Hydropower utilisation is a form of renewable energy ...

Google previewThe Security of Water, Food, Energy and Liveability of Cities (2014)

Challenges and Opportunities for Peri-Urban Futures by Basant Maheshwari, Ramesh Purohit, Hector Malano, Vijay P. Singh, Priyanie Amerasinghe

Purohit Abstract Solar energy utilisation is the most important energy resource for bridging the gap between demand ...

Google previewEnvironmental Aspects of Trace Elements in Coal (2013)

by D.J. Swaine, F. Goodarzi

INTRODUCTION Coal utilisation is an important source of trace-element emissions to the atmosphere (Clarke and Sloss, 1992). In a typical pulverised coal-fired power station combustion takes place in a furnace operating at temperatures ...

Google previewIntegrating Human Aspects in Production Management (2004)

IFIP TC5 / WG5.7 Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Aspects in Production Management 5-9 October 2003, Karlsruhe, Germany by Gert Zülch, Harinder Singh Jagdev, Patricia Stock

An essential requirement for the optimal utilisation is a goal-oriented planning of personnel development. The principal intention of personnel development and assignment planning is to cope with technology and product changes.

Google previewAugmentation of Peripheral Chemosensitivity During Hypermetabolism (2006)

A Role in Exercise Hyperpnoea? by Ismaeel Bin-Jaliah

Glucose utilisation Glucose utilisation is the other part of the glucose turnover equation, and it is determined by various factors; namely, the plasma glucose concentration, tissue requirement for glucose, plasma insulin concentration, tissue ...

Google previewMetric Pattern Cutting for Menswear (2012)

by Winifred Aldrich

Fabric utilisation is the percentage of the cloth area used by the pattern pieces. Manufacturers expect this to be higher than 80%. The higher the figure, the less the wastage. There are special features within most of the software programs, such ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)

Hop utilisation is classically defined as the proportion of iso-q-acids that appear in beer compared with the total quantity of or-acids added with the hops. Thus, the calculation takes into account the proportion of cl-acids that are lsomerised ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

map carte interprétative isopach isopaque isopleth isoplète land terre, terrain land capability possibilités d'utilisation des terres, capabilité des terres land classiÞcation classiÞcation des terres land use utilisation des terres ou des sols land ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine (2016)

by Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela

Utilisation. using. Telemedicine. Tools. Ronald C. Beckett Swinburne University of Technology, Australia Peter John Blamey Blamey Saunders Hears, Australia Elaine Saunders Blamey Saunders Hears, Australia INTRODUCTION At any given ...

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Utilisation Meaning

Video shows what utilisation means. The act of using something.. The manner in which something is used.. The state of being used.. utilisation synonyms: use.

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Scrabble value of U1T1I1L1I1S1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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