Funds earmarked for G-8 events have ensured that basic infrastructure such as roads and utilities are in place here.
After the Blizzard of 1888, government commanded that utilities in Manhattan be put under ground.
To the modern family, these services are utilities no less important than electricity or water.
utilities and energy-efficiency programs have helped defuse the high cost of the Nest.
utilities and real estate developers would start making home-charging stations standard rather than expensive extras.
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.