After the Blizzard of 1888, government commanded that utilities in Manhattan be put under ground.
Funds earmarked for G-8 events have ensured that basic infrastructure such as roads and utilities are in place here.
Between taxes and utilities, it's only about 40 grand a year to keep lit and heated, and you'll always have visitors.
utilities and energy-efficiency programs have helped defuse the high cost of the Nest.
Some of the dividend yielding sectors like telecom and utilities make up a significant portion of the portfolio.
But neither happiness nor the utilities that tend to promote it, possess it.
She is ballasted with utilities; not altogether with unusable pig-lead and kentledge.
He tried to remember exactly how the utilities representative had worded what he'd said, and couldn't.
Thus, the values attached to all utilities are expressed in monetary terms.
When the white kernel has been turned to account, the utilities of the coconut are not exhausted.
late 14c., "fact of being useful," from Old French utilite "usefulness" (late 13c.), earlier utilitet (12c.), from Latin utilitatem (nominative utilitas) "usefulness, serviceableness, profit," from utilis "usable," from uti (see use (v.)). As a shortened form of public utility it is recorded from 1930.