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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The extent to which a system or device is usable for a specific purpos; Also: The extent to which a condition is capable of being treated by surgery.

Usage examples (39)
  • But the difference in size, approach, and (likely) operability is huge.
  • About 5 minutes after ESAS was published the usual chiming began - if we can't get it to orbit, operability is a mute point!.
  • And non-functional requirements such as operability, scalability, and availability are notoriously the areas where Agile development has little to say.
  • Well, that's a clever move, inter-operability is so over rated. for more
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