reliability

[ri-lahy-uh-bil-i-tee]
noun
the ability to be relied on or depended on, as for accuracy, honesty, or achievement.
Sometimes, reliableness.


Origin:
reliable + -ity

nonreliability, noun
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reliable (rɪˈlaɪəbəl)
 
adj
able to be trusted; predictable or dependable
 
relia'bility
 
n
 
re'liableness
 
n
 
re'liably
 
adv

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reliability definition

system
An attribute of any system that consistently produces the same results, preferably meeting or exceeding its specifications. The term may be qualified, e.g software reliability, reliable communication.
Reliability is one component of RAS.
(2000-08-13)

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Example sentences
Other people want the reliability and the dependability that comes from a
  commercial software model.
Other research presented during the same session similarly raised questions
  about the reliability of student surveys.
Cadillac was plagued by poor quality and reliability.
In addition, weigh issues of reliability and safety as objectively with hybrid
  vehicles as with any other type of car.
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