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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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More than 82,000 pounds of unusable pesticides have been collected from 193 farm sites in the 17 counties.
Anyone, whether Zain customer or not, can discard their broken and unusable mobile handsets in special drop-boxes placed in the 11 Zain Experience shops.
Participating counties were selected on the basis of a survey of agricultural producers, pesticide dealers, and small pest control firms to determine the types and quantities of unwanted and unusable pesticides currently being stored.
As if having an incomplete and unusable $175 million high school - the nation's costliest - sitting atop a leaky, shallow oil field weren't bad enough, the IRS now delivers its damning ``preliminary tax ruling.
Scientists contend, however, that such tissues are often unusable for research because of contamination or genetic defects.
Malicious code has the potential to create fraudulent subscriber charges and make handsets unusable - resulting in heavy support costs as well as a negative customer experience and churn.
Unusable metal components can be smashed and sold off for scrap metal.
In contrast, livers preserved with Collins fluid showed deterioration after 5 hours, and all were unusable after 9.
With JET, innovative motion correction software allows clinicians to reconstruct patient data while sharpening and refining images that may have been unusable due to patient movement.
Unexploded ordnance waste and more than 275 chemicals have made 996 acres at the center of the city unusable.
Mars Observer mission is to take off in 1992, and two unmanned Soviet craft will soon arrive to study Mars and its moon Phobos (though one is apparently unusable due to a ground controller's error, and problems have been reported with the second).
If we don't work out these partnerships it will remain polluted and unusable,'' Councilman Frank Ferry said.