Definitions

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  • n. The degree to which a thing is applicable; relevancy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being applicable or fit to be applied.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being applicable, or fit to be applied; capability of being applied or used; pertinence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand

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Examples

  • It remains valid science even though its range of applicability is limited.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • A few hold promise (e.g., wind) but the scale of their applicability is questionable.

    Randall Amster: New Clear Energy

  • Insulation is a meaningful answer for new construction but for existing buildings this is quite limited in applicability since much that could be imagined turns out to be quite cost prohibitive.

    Wonk Room » Conservatives Falsely Assert That Green Economy Legislation Would Impose $3,100 Tax On Families

  • It gives you those nice looking biceps, but its athletic applicability is virtually nil.

    Matthew Yglesias » Durant at the Bench Press

  • Its applicability is of a general kindas much for Yeats and Pound as for Keats and Byron, for Shakespeare or Dante, for Ovid, Lucretius, the Bible.

    Preface to _Radiant Textuality: Literary Studies After the World Wide Web_

  • I frequently wonder about the long-term applicability of these principles and if they're not just a staked position that only works against standard ways of doing things, and sometimes not even then.

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  • The product is approximately 100 millionish today (audio gap) as we said, we're very constructive on it, but it is an area that other firms have announce either abandoning other firms are de-emphasizing and we are committed in building, so it is an area that's under stress in 2010, it is an area that we knew that's under stress when we looked at performs of BGI and it still remains to be under stress, but it is an area that we believe has real strong of long term applicability as an investment product in equity.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • 3GSM with near term applicability, network infrastructures and deployment strategies targeting low cost high growth markets, multi-media device strategies based on 3G communications, service context extensions such as mobile commerce and topical issues on 3G-based voice and data International Roaming.

    Asian Tribune

  • I think concentrating on basic concepts (with broad applicability is a good idea.

    2009 March « PurpleSlog – Awesomeness & Modesty Meets Sexy

  • Data are being transmitted in a standardized format via a Net-based electronic data interchange called applicability statement 2 AS2.

    Wal-Mart spy chips

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