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Meaning of AVAILABILITY

Pronunciation:  u`veylu'bilitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being at hand when needed
 

AVAILABILITY is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: accessibility, availableness, handiness
 
 Antonyms: inaccessibility, unavailability
 
 See Also: command, convenience

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*vail`a*bil"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Availabilities}.
1. The quality of being available; availableness.

Note: The word is sometimes used derogatively in the sense of
      ``mere availableness,'' or capability of success
      without regard to worthiness.

            He was . . . nominated for his availability.
                                               --Lowell.

2. That which is available.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

The degree to which a system suffers degradation or interruption in its service to the customer as a consequence of failures of one or more of its parts.

One of the components of ras.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: access, accessibility, actual presence, applicability, approachability, being here, being there, come-at-ableness, effectiveness, efficacy, efficiency, existence, functionality, getatableness, gettableness, helpfulness, hereness, immanence, immediacy, indwellingness, inherence, obtainability, obtainableness, occurrence, openness, operability, penetrability, perviousness, physical presence, practicability, practical utility, practicality, presence, procurability, procurableness, profitability, reachableness, securableness, serviceability, spiritual presence, thereness, ubiety, usability, use, usefulness, utility, utilizability, whereness
 

 

 

 

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