utilise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v utilise put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose "use your head!","we only use Spanish at home","I can't use this tool","Apply a magnetic field here","This thinking was applied to many projects","How do you utilize this tool?","I apply this rule to get good results","use the plastic bags to store the food","He doesn't know how to use a computer"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Utilise ū′ti-līz to make useful: to put to profitable use
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. utiliser—L. uti.

Usage

In literature:

They use discrimination in utilising their knowledge.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
The methods of utilising sewage for agricultural purposes may be broadly divided into two classes.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
Our fellow planets and the moon also intercept a trifle; but how small is the portion of the mighty flood which they can utilise!
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
This is the force the aeroplane utilises.
"Learning to Fly" by Claude Grahame-White
Utilise the remainder of the deposit for microscopical examination and cultivations upon Dorset's egg medium.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
He utilised the opportunity of this enforced stay to visit the hospital.
"From Jungle to Java" by Arthur Keyser
So what I want you to do is to utilise this influence for our purpose, which I know you can.
"The Free Lances" by Mayne Reid
She had no notion of utilising the motive-power at hand in the children.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
Two or three hundred acres are sometimes utilised for a good links.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
Transports, when continuously employed and utilised both ways, are cheaper than freight ships.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
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In poetry:

This Barley when unoccupied would fill my study chair,
And utilise much time, and take up space I could not spare,
To tell me of the deeds he’d done, his drinkings deep and vast,
And ladies who had loved him in his sanguinary past.
"The Happy Flatite" by Edward Dyson

In news:

Twenty-seven patients with advanced Summary diffuse histiocytic lymphoma (reticulum-cell sarcoma) were treated with combination chemotherapy utilising nitrogen mustard (or cyclophosphamide), procarbazine, vincristine, and prednisone.
Successful Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in a GMP regulated environment is heavily dependent on the flexibility and utilisation of the available processing plant and its guaranteed performance.
German chem output up 13%, capacity utilisation at 83% - group.
Brother NZ keeps its staff engaged by utilising and developing their skills, as well as recognising and rewarding their hard work.
"While we have not quite been able to fit any of the girls into the Mini 's glove box, there is a surprising amount of space to utilise," she told the Metro.
Perhaps the most common statement that is certainly usually utilised by cartoons, manga, or Japan fashion followers is Incheskawaii.
" Refinery utilisation rates will rise in 2011 but remain low by historical standards".
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In science:

As mentioned earlier, aij represents the efficiency with which good i is utilised to produce good j .
Stability and dynamical properties of material flow systems on random networks
The utilisation parameters Jij are also taken to be quenched.
Stability and dynamical properties of material flow systems on random networks
Koelling, A linearised relativistic augmentedplane-wave method utilising approximate pure spin basis functions, J.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
That this is a presentation for H (RIG(E(S)), e) (S regular) was established by Nambooripad in using different methods, and utilised in [1, 2].
On Maximal Subgroups of Free Idempotent Generated Semigroups
One further type of square will be utilised: Suppose that (i, k; j, l ) ∈ Σ and that we already know that f i j = 1 (e.g. by virtue of a corner square involving i and j).
On Maximal Subgroups of Free Idempotent Generated Semigroups
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