serviceability

serviceable

[sur-vuh-suh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of or being of service; useful.
2.
wearing well; durable: serviceable cloth.
3.
capable of being used, worn, cleaned, repaired, etc., easily.

Origin:
1300–50; service1 + -able; replacing Middle English servisable < Middle French

serviceability, serviceableness, noun
serviceably, adverb
nonserviceability, noun
nonserviceable, adjective
nonserviceableness, noun
nonserviceably, adverb
unserviceable, adjective
unserviceableness, noun
unserviceably, adverb


1. effective, usable, functional.
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serviceable (ˈsɜːvɪsəbəl)
 
adj
1.  capable of or ready for service; usable
2.  capable of giving good service; durable
3.  archaic diligent in service
 
servicea'bility
 
n
 
'serviceableness
 
n
 
'serviceably
 
adv

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serviceability definition

system
The ease with which corrective maintenance or preventative maintenance can be performed on a system (e.g. by a hardware service technician). Higher serviceability improves availability and reduces service cost.
Serviceability is one component of RAS.
(2000-08-13)
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