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utilization rate

[‚yüd·əl·ə′zā·shən ‚rāt]
(aerospace engineering)
The amount of flying time produced in a specific period expressed in hours per period per aircraft. Also known as flying hour rate.

utilization rate

i. As it pertains to combat aircraft, it means the average number of sorties, hours flown, or hours to be flown per aircraft per day or month. More commonly, it is the average number of hours per aircraft per month. Also known as a flying hour rate.
ii. The number of hours per day or year a commercial, trainer, or transport aircraft is used.
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The extent of the arranged extra leaves will be shown in the subsequent changes in capacity utilization rate and inventory.
Data on the Capacity Utilization Rate of Manufacturing Industry were compiled and disseminated by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) based on the results of the "Tendencies in Manufacturing Industry" survey between 1991 and 2009.
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Ergun noted that the capacity utilization rate had been the highest one since September, 2008.
a large-sized Taiwanese supplier of ceramic tiles, is also expected to witness its capacity utilization rate shoot up to over 92% throughout the second quarter of this year from some 80% seen in the first quarter, partly because the company has increasingly gained steam on high-profit green building materials, which presently contribute more than 10% to its overall revenue.
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The Central Bank made public the capacity utilization rate of manufacturing industry for January 2011, and said the rate was up 6 points year-on-year but down 1 points month-on-month in January 2011.
The success of this strategy is reflected in a continuously increasing seat capacity utilization rate.
21, 2011 (CENS) -- Taiwan's first-tier makers of FPD (flat panel display) have suffered a 10% decline in capacity utilization rate and required their workers to take annual leave, a rare phenomenon in the third quarter, traditionally a busy season, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN), sister publication of Taiwan Economic News (TEN), citing market insiders.
ANKARA, Dec 28, 2010 (TUR) -- Capacity utilization rate in manufacturing industry increased 7.
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Orr noted that for only the fourth time in two decades, the economy has reached the stage in the business cycle where the capacity utilization rate is over 84 percent and the unemployment rate is under 6 percent.