applicability applicability  /ˌæ plə kə ˈbɪ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But if the technique to find water works on HD 189733b, then researchers can have some confidence of its applicability elsewhere.
  2. Soon after, scientists realized the broader applicability of the technology and began developing it to feed the rest of us earthbound folk.
  3. So we've got a set of ideas that I think have broad applicability.

News

  1. Latest Developments in Standards, Patents and FRAND Licensing

    Since the publication of the European Commission’s revised Guidelines on the applicability of Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union ( TFEU ) to horizontal co-operation agreements in 2010, there have been a number of cases on the enforceability of patents for inventions that are the subject of standardisation agreements, and in particular, on the availability of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: LawFuel

  2. IBM Chief Scientist Explains G2 Innovation

    In their ongoing coverage of IBM Edge Dave Vellante and Stu Miniman speak with Jeff Jonas, IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist. The three discuss the success and applicability of his G2 invention, why data errors are sometimes useful and the … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SiliconANGLE

  3. WiLAN Acquires Cypress Semiconductor Portfolio

    OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) - Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN" or the "Company") (TSX:WIN)(NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that it has acquired a portfolio of patents from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation related to phase locked loop technology used in a wide range of semiconductor products. WiLAN believes the portfolio has current applicability to memory and other semiconductor products ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. Here's what Obama told "60 Minutes": "Well, I think that as a general proposition, you don't want be passing laws that are just targeting a handful of individuals. You want pass laws that have some broad applicability."
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

  2. Separately, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said the Fed "never contacted me or my office concerning the applicability of the Connecticut wage law to the AIG bonuses. If the Fed had called, we would have given the green light for...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I don't think there's any necessity to delay the decision for that inquiry," Mr Costello said. "I think the inquiry is going to go to other matters, particularly Jetstar and the applicability of the Qantas Sale Act to Jetstar." "I'll...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Peter Costello Source: NEWS.com.au

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