• WordNet 3.6
    • n utilizer someone who puts to good use "not all organisms are utilizers of oxygen","the social agencies and their utilizers both objected to the budget cut"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On average, Americans spend $1300 on utility bills annually
    • n utilizer One who or that which utilizes. Also spelled utiliser.
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  • Edwin Way Teale
    Edwin Way Teale
    “The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web.”
  • Edward Dahlberg
    “Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Success is the proper utilization of failure.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.”
  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
    “Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.”
  • Thomas A. Edison
    “Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.”


In literature:

Quite recently, an immense peanut crop in the Southern States was utilized for bread-making purposes.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
It was here that he first learned to utilize his talents profitably.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Everything must be bought for beauty; utility is not considered at all.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
Again, if considerations of social utility limit creative activity, the creations of such activity must be meagre in nature.
"Rudolph Eucken" by Abel J. Jones
When the Convention assembled, he utilized that advantage to the full.
"John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
On the other hand, they should not, so far as possible, be allowed to outlast their own utility.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
Hitherto the laws of distribution were framed by the strong, who were few and utilized the many.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
Otherwise the full capability of neither the outer nor the inner man can be utilized.
"Certain Success" by Norval A. Hawkins
To utilize ammunition of dead and wounded.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
He is a utilitarian, but not of worldly utilities.
"Tragic Sense Of Life" by Miguel de Unamuno

In poetry:

Thy merit, goodness, value, worth,
Expedience, utility--
O manna, honey, salt of earth,
I sing, I chant, I worship thee!
"To A Thesaurus" by Franklin Pierce Adams
Though 'gainst spring cheese some do mutter,
Yet spring milk also makes bad butter,
Then there doth arise the query
How to utilize it in the dairy.
"Dairy Ode" by James McIntyre
Who tells you how clever one Mr. Fun-blank is,
How charming his Articles 'gainst the Nobility; —
And assures you that even a gentleman's rank is,
In Jeremy's school, of no sort of utility.
"Ode to the Sublime Porte" by Thomas Moore
The real estate agent is saying, "Utilities . . .
easy payments, a view." I see
my prints in the dirt. Out there
in the wind we talk about credit, security—
there on the bank by Graydigger's home.
"Graydigger's Home" by William Stafford
Scythians, with Nature not at strife,
Light Arabs of our complex life,
They build no houses, plant no mills
To utilize Time's sliding river,
Content that it flow waste forever,
If they, like it, may have their wills.
"The Nomades" by James Russell Lowell
"It's a sort of a contraption which will work itself," he said,
"And, without studying, will put my lessons in my head."
He thought and puzzled o'er his plan, he worked with might and main
To utilize the wondrous schemes within his fertile brain:
"The Instructiphone" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

Subaru on mission to deliver coolness , utility with XV Crosstrek.
"The utilities were simply allowed to copyright it, but since that time they have divested themselves of the copyright ," Shaw said.
The city of Corinth took the final steps this week to close the books on Corinth Municipal Utility District No.
I f you are a utilities manager at a major chemical plant, the notion tha.
Integrated platform utilizes small cards and biometrics to enroll personnel and process data.
The town's consulting engineer is pursuing questions about a $300 invoice submitted by a utility contractor for work on private property several weeks ago.
Offered in a wide variety of materials, diameters, and lengths, the BFM fitting can be utilized in any industry where flexible hose couplings are required.
Economic theory suggests that when a major input cost goes up, the industry utilizing that input reduces its production.
Values for the Disk and Network categories are based upon when the Top Stats utility was started.
This is a delicious recipe to serve around Thanksgiving for breakfast, utilizing cranberries that are very popular this time of year.
El Paso Water Utilities is fighting back against flooding in Northeast El Paso.
The utility's stormwater division is doing a $12 million project that's designed to improve Northeast Channel No.
The increase in utility scale wind development across North America has and continues to change the energy supply mix in many jurisdictions.
Ratepayer advocate asks the utilities commission to slash customers' bills because the nuclear plant has been offline since January.
CWT Added as Top 10 Utility Dividend Stock With 3.62% Yield.

In science:

The utility of such boundary terms resides in their ability to render computation of the parameters of gravitational thermodynamics finite without the inclusion of any reference spacetime and the associated problematic issue of embedding.
Generalized entropy and Noether charge
Actually such relation has been utilized to estimate the energy gap in a recent experiment [8,9].
Nonexponential Relaxation of Magnetization at the Resonant Tunneling Point under a Fluctuating Random Noise
Morover, fully utilizing broadcasts would require more complex knowledge and processing on the part of the modules.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
Utility fog: The stuff that dreams are made of.
Multiagent Control of Self-reconfigurable Robots
There are ma jor advantages in a newer version of Grover’s quantum algorithm utilizing a general unitary transformation in the search of a single ob ject in a large unsorted database.
Generalization of Grover's Algorithm to Multiobject Search in Quantum Computing, Part II: General Unitary Transformations