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usability

(ūz″ă-bil′ĭt-ē)
A design characteristic pertaining to the ease with which people can employ tools and processes to perform goal-related tasks. Included in the characteristics are elements such as ease of learning, recall, satisfaction, and efficiency.
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It will be repeated every month after the collection of unusable mobile sets from various collection points throughout the country.
The 59-year-old, who has been club secretary for two years, said: "It's unusable ( they have destroyed everything and even dug up the bowling green.
The 16 mm prints on which film studies has relied since its inception are gradually becoming so old and worn as to be unusable, and are not, for the most part, being replaced.
This is an important consideration, he says, because heat can change the molecular structure of some materials such as certain types of steel, which then makes it unusable for certain applications.
The Gaza East Welfare Airport, which was built in 1995, is currently unusable due to attacks.
The people inside would asphyxiate and the tunnel would be unusable for months.
Eavesdropping on the photons, such as setting up a photo detector to read the code, disrupts them, making the codes unusable and alerting the network to the snooper.
Locker Boss magnetically suspends to utilize the upper three sides of unusable space in a locker while allowing easy access to other items in the locker.
When heavy" rains made parking and campsites near the concert venue unusable, Stokes invited the "Phish heads" to park in the school lot and on the school fields.
The official, government-approved pot the Canadian health system sends to AIDS and cancer patients is sent back about a third of the time as unusable. Canada is paying about $16,000 (Canadian dollars) an ounce for weed that activists say is nowhere near as good as the black market stuff available for $200 an ounce.