public convenience


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n public convenience a toilet that is available to the public
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In literature:

To regulate the services of communications and railroads, roads, canals, and harbors, creating those required by public convenience.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 4" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
It is to be hoped that the public will patronize an arrangement which is intended for their convenience.
"The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories" by E. M. Forster
There are now 350 pillar and wall letter boxes provided for public convenience.
"The Bristol Royal Mail" by R. C. Tombs
We think it not only a convenience to the public but that it will add to the revenue of the Department very considerably.
"History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America" by John Kerr Tiffany
At all events, the course of a private search was safe: a public one might be made formally, in the morning, if convenient.
"Tales from Blackwood" by Various
Business efficiency and the convenience of the public were carefully studied.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various
Private interest had to give way before public convenience.
"The Squire's Daughter" by Silas K(itto) Hocking
A very convenient location was near the public library.
"Revisiting the Earth" by James Langdon Hill
Public payment for property so taken is a matter of convention and convenience.
"Why I am in favor of socialism" by Various
If this means of access to the temple had been used by the public, the step would have been lower and convenient.
"Problems in Periclean Buildings" by G. W. Elderkin

In news:

EVANSVILLE — Evansville Police Department officials are seeking help from the public in finding two men who had a tough time breaking into a Covert Avenue convenience store.
The City of Lakewood and the Nisqually Indian Tribe have agreed to a deal that will let the tribe build a convenience store and gas station in the city and obligate the tribe to pay nearly $19,000 a year for public services.
A rash of armed robberies of convenience stores — including three in Dorchester's C-11 police district in recent days—prompted Boston Police to issue a public alert this week.
Consistent and convenient' is the goal for public transportation.
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Convenience Store Petroleum, CSP, is the leading c-store publication CSP reports on fuels, beverages, tobacco, snacks, foodservice, etc.
Despite an invigorated bond between public and private-sector union workers forged during the fight against Senate Bill 5, the decision to purchase union or non-union made automobiles is more of a question of convenience than solidarity.
So users would get the convenience of a public-key, anytime transaction, with the security the pigeon enjoyed with private-only keys.
As a convenience to ASPRS members, in-press peer reviewed articles approved for publication in forthcoming issues of PE&RS have been made available for members of the society.
The Berkley Planning Board will hold a public hearing tonight at 7:30 pm at the Town Hall Andrew's Hearing Room on a proposed 24-hour convenience store and gas station at 134 Myricks St.
Amateur Radio offers a unique mix of FUN, public service and convenience that can make your travels, adventures and RV experience even better.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted 2-1 Tuesday morning to reissue the certificate of public convenience and necessity for Mississippi Power's coal-fired plant in Kemper County.
A publicly traded REIT focused solely on ownership and leasing of retail motor fuel and convenience store properties, has hired Mike Ross as senior director of acquisitions.
Tacoma police are asking for the public's help to identify suspects in a series of at least four armed robberies of convenience stores in the city in the past several weeks.

In science:

Password-authenticated key-exchanges are very convenient for users (especially when they log in their own servers remotely with their hands empty) since they do not need to carry any verification-keys or fingerprints with them and do not need to verify the public-keys for PKI 1 .
Pretty-Simple Password-Authenticated Key-Exchange Protocol
Conveniently, a strong (k , ε)-extractor achieves key extraction in this setup, when invoked with (public) independent randomness Y .
Sampling of min-entropy relative to quantum knowledge
In this way, the identity-based cryptography greatly relieves the burden of public key management and provides a more convenient alternative to conventional public key infrastructure.
Provable Secure Identity Based Generalized Signcryption Scheme
The work of considers a new attack scenario for key-exchange protocols with public computations, where it is convenient to split an entity (performing a run of KE-protocol) into two parts: a trusted authentication device, and an untrusted computing device.
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
Public-key cryptosystems are convenient and they have thus become very popular over the last 20 years.
Quantum Cryptography