use of goods and services


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n use of goods and services (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
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In literature:

This, no doubt, was the cause of her anxiety to get a hold of Good, whom she would have used till he ceased to be of service and then cast off.
"Allen Quatermain" by H. Rider Haggard
And with good reason, for they render very useful service both as scavengers and as slayers of snakes and other reptiles.
"Little Folks (July 1884)" by Various
Use of commercially available technology, goods, and services.
"Homeland Security Act of 2002" by Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
Michael gradually got used to the dressing of the walnut planks; the ax, too, did good service, and Noemi admired him greatly.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
Either of these two theories may be used to illustrate the phenomena, and so have done good service in systematizing the facts.
"The Telephone" by A. E. Dolbear
They all honoured my drafts and offered their services to me, but I did not make use of their good offices.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. V (of VI), "In London and Moscow" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

In news:

Millions of service trucks are on the road today and each of them could use a good truck hasp and padlock.
Someone has to choose between health care and other uses of money — deciding, for example, whether a procedure is worth the sacrifice of other goods and services that it would require.
Consumer goods manufacturers are increasingly using a direct-to-store delivery model to drive efficiency in their supply chains and improve their levels of service to retailers.

In science:

Experimental Setting Throughout the experiments, we have used a set of ontologies, that represents real purchases of goods or services, such as C omputer.owl, and B ook .owl for goods, and Doc − EGov .owl for public administration services.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems
While choosing the demands that the users used in the study, we opted for real-life demands of goods and services.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems