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Usage

 

in linguistics, the commonly accepted use of a linguistic unit such as a word or phrase, in contrast to the occasional (temporary or individual) use of such a unit. For example, neologisms are not language units in common usage. The concept of usage is associated with the concepts of linguistic norms and linguistic systems. The accepted usage of language units is generally established by interpretative, phraseological, orthographic, and pronouncing dictionaries.

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Whenever a vacation property qualities as a rental with personal usage (because personal use was not greater than 14 days or 10%), the portion of the mortgage interest allocable to the owner's usage is no longer deductible; the property does not qualify as a personal residence.
Consider the usage of digital cameras to determine the extent of how the usage is aligned with the curriculum, one's teaching, and the classroom assessments.
Building owners, on their own or by hiring a company that specializes in analyzing energy usage, can control their usage with sophisticated load control and optimization.
The ULLS Usage Report provides usage data to LOGSA in cumulative miles and hours of operation.
Under the pay-per-actual-usage model, users are charged a fixed or minimum cost and a price component depending on monthly usage.
But unlike those major usage guides, Bryson's goes beyond dry dictionary-like entries to provide an entertaining narrative.
Second, the models consist of fine-grained histograms, which must be exercised with Monte Carlo simulations in order to predict CPU usage.
When the odometer and current usage are changed, determine the difference between the beginning current usage and the updated current usage to make the adjustment.
As a result, it is more important than ever to manage usage as precisely as possible to make sure that power is not being wasted.