Definitions

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  • adj. Able to be utilized

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being utilized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being utilized. Also spelled utilisable.

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

  • adj. capable of being put to a profitable or practical use

Etymologies

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utilize +‎ -able

Examples

  • If the utilizable aspects of a particular coursebook are judged to be very thinly applicable to a situation, why not dispense with it completely and tell people to save their money?

    C is for Coursebook (by Lindsay Clandfield) « An A-Z of ELT

  • As a university scholar with a hectic life, I can see this being a very utilizable thing to get.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How to Be a Hegemon

  • Photosynthesis is an important process because it harnesses the sun's energy into utilizable forms of energy on earth.

    Photosynthesis

  • “Restrict all carbohydrates to 72 utilizable grams per day.

    The low-carb movement needs your help | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • All participants in the research/transfer process pull together to produce utilizable knowledge, and to get it diffused and adopted by farm people.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The criteria to be adopted in the allocation of the utilizable portion of water resources of common interest between the two countries;

    Water profile of Swaziland

  • The total surface flow, including regenerating flow from groundwater and the flow from neighboring countries, is estimated at 1,869 cubic kilometers per year (km3/year), of which only 690 km3 are considered as utilizable in view of the constraints of the present technology for water storage and inter-state issues.

    Water profile of India

  • However, the triple N-N bond makes N2 almost inert, and only a few microorganisms have the capability to utilize (fix) N2, converting it to the more easily utilizable combined nitrogen forms – initially ammonia (NH3), or its protonated species, ammonium (NH4+) that is terminally oxidized to nitrate (NO3 -) by nitrifying bacteria.

    Marine nitrogen cycle

  • In his heart of hearts he rather despised this species of composition, entertaining the notion that it was something to be done quickly, if at all, and utilizable to please the groundlings.

    Balzac

  • Additionally, the final product must be sufficiently rich in protein to be utilizable as such, without a secondary concentration step.

    Chapter 6

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