• WordNet 3.6
    • n useableness the quality of being able to provide good service
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In literature:

He had read somewhere that a revolver was quite useable from a pocket.
"A Poor Wise Man" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
They shed the surface water and make it useable in damp weather, not possible with the turf.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Their five useable 4.5 howitzers had been placed in a perfect how.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
If, besides, it has yielded some valuable useable information, the solving of the problem has been a marked success.
"Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools" by James Daley McDonald
For silk dyeing the above soap is suitable, although any well-made soap of good odor and not rancid is useable.
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen

In news:

It certainly isn't the only re-useable lunch/storage bag out there, but it does have an edge on some of the competitors.
A crew from the State Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands will be in the valley next week with their mammoth chipper to reduce piles of tree limbs to piles of useable wood chips.
The class will cover skill development in transcribing machine-dictated material into useable documents.
Although there are other treatises on federal practice and procedure, none of the familiar publications is as comprehensive or as useable.
Making Space Useable Now And In The Future.
Michigan roads need billions more to remain " useable ".
Fire Trucks Shot, Not Useable .
Extending useable frequency span of 1:1 wideband transformers used for distortion measurements.
Of all the water in the world, only about 1% is considered useable fresh water.
Imprint Plus, leading manufacturer of personalized, re-useable, magnetic name badges and customized signage systems, introduces its multi-language version of its "plug and play" Name Print Graphics (NPG) software.
TransMedics's Organ Care System keeps hearts bathed in blood and pumping, so they remain useable for up to eight hours—long enough to travel cross country.
The company says there is no complex ductwork, so the ovens are easy to clean and provide a greater percentage of useable cooking area per square foot of floor space.
A total of 33,474 producers and 920 veterinarians were sampled, with 1,404 and 83 useable surveys returned, for effective response rates of 4.2% and 9%, respectively.
The Commander is a 10-foot-by-7-foot aluminum glass rack that includes a three cross-bar roof rack and 6 1/2-inch useable ledgeboard.
The lightweight, small form factor parts are maintenance-free, boast a wide operating temperature range , and offer a charge/discharge cycle life of 500K cycles along with high useable capacity.

In science:

Fig. 10.— Histogram of the distribution of v sin i for the entire useable sample of 28 stars.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
Creation of useable electric signal comprises: electron collection, electron multiplication, signal amplification, level detection and pulse shaping.
Quantum random number generator
This became evident from our many attempts at measuring good transits with the Astrokolkhoz data, for which we were only able to obtain useable transit data after honing our technique over many previous transits (see Figure 2b).
Transit Timing Observations of the Extrasolar Hot-Neptune Planet GL 436b
We do not know how to resolve this conflict with any useable confidence.
The Nova Shell and Evolution of the Recurrent Nova T Pyxidis
They can be viewed as the set o f attached services useable only b y a particular app lication.
A Model of Cloud Based Application Environment for Software Testing