utilization rate


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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 Port of Manila dealt with high utilization rates at the end of last year due to the longstanding problem of overstaying imports coupled with a lack of external empty container capacity, which was further compounded by weather-related vessel delays, holiday peak season, and the import-export imbalance.
For Myanmar's exports to China, the ACFTA utilization rate (expenses for certificate of origin (Form E) divided by total export amount to China) was 4% in FY 2012, 4.4% in FY 2013, and 4.3% for FY 2014 (April to August).
Breaking the capacity utilization rate down by categories: the rate for the manufacture of investment goods fell 1.2 percentage points in February month on month, standing at 70.9; while it dropped 0.3 percentage points for durable consumer goods over the same period.
where [Y.sub.ij] is the overall utilization rate over all 30 sites, [mu] is the overall mean, [[alpha].sub.i] is the effect of the ith treatment, and [[epsilon].sub.ij] is the unexplained variability.
When compared with May 2010 figures, the capacity utilization rate dropped by 1.2 points to 72 percent in durable consumer goods, and it was up by 0.2 point to 71.3 in in non-durable consumer goods.
Assuming that major Russian steel producers retain their production volumes at August levels (around 100% utilization rate) through to the end of the year, Novolipetsk and Mechel's Russian sites may show flat YoY steel production volumes, while Severstal and Evraz's domestic output decreases could be only 10% YoY, and Magnitogorsk's decrease could be 15% YoY.
18, 2006, was 94.2 million tons, at a capability utilization rate of 86.2 percent.
Because the ISM only began to publish an average utilization rate in 1989, cyclical comparisons of the two measures are limited.
If the dollar falls by enough to reduce the current account deficit by 25 percent, the country's capacity utilization rate will rise from 79 percent to 86 percent.
Order books are strong and the capacity utilization rate is very high.
And as I learned when my phone started ringing off the wall with joint-venture pleas from companies I'd never heard of, the taking-over bank had a "utilization rate" of 18 percent.
will transfer the production of a large sedan from Ohio in the United States to Sayama, Saitama Prefecture, in mid-June in order to raise the utilization rate of the domestic plant, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported Sunday.