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{adj: all-weather} usable or operative or practiced in all kinds of weather
"a good all-weather road"
"all-weather flying"

{adj: available, usable, useable} convenient for use or disposal
"the house is available after July 1"
"2000 square feet of usable office space"

{adj: bad, spoiled, spoilt} (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
"bad meat"
"a refrigerator full of spoilt food"

{adj: functional, usable, useable, in working order, operable, operational} fit or ready for use or service
"the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"
"the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"
"an operational aircraft"
"the dishwasher is now in working order"

{adj: functional} designed for or adapted to a function or use
"functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical"
"functional architecture"

{adj: operable, practicable} usable for a specific purpose
"an operable plan"
"a practicable solution"

{adj: useable, usable} capable of being put to use
"usable byproducts"

{adj: utility, utility-grade} used of beef; usable but inferior

{n: Guttiferae, family Guttiferae, Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, St John's wort family} widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber

{n: bioweapon, biological weapon, bioarm} any weapon usable in biological warfare
"they feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon"

{n: formatted capacity} (computer science) the usable capacity of a disk drive; the amount of space that is left after the sector headings and boundary definitions and timing information have been added by formatting the disk

{n: impracticability, impracticableness} the quality of not being usable
<-> practicability, practicableness

{n: practicability, practicableness} the quality of being usable
<-> impracticability, impracticableness

{n: sponge} a porous mass of interlacing fibers the forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used

{n: wedge} something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them

{n: windmill, aerogenerator, wind generator} generator that extracts usable energy from winds

{v: build up, develop} change the use of and make available or usable
"develop land"
"The country developed its natural resources"
"The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"

{v: refine} treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition
"refine paper stock"
"refine pig iron"
"refine oil"

{v: restore, reconstruct} return to its original or usable and functioning condition
"restore the forest to its original pristine condition"

{v: wear, hold out, endure} last and be usable
"This dress wore well for almost ten years"


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