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serviceability

[‚sər·və·sə′bil·əd·ē]
(industrial engineering)
The reliability of equipment according to some objective criterion such as serviceability ratio, utilization ratio, or operating ratio.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

serviceability

The capability of a component, material, assembly, construction, or building to perform the function(s) for which it is designed and used.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

serviceability

(system)
The ease with which corrective maintenance or preventative maintenance can be performed on a system (e.g. by a hardware service technician). Higher serviceability improves availability and reduces service cost.

Serviceability is one component of RAS.
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