Utility (disambiguation)

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Utility is a measure of the happiness or satisfaction gained from a good or service in economics and game theory.

Utility may also refer to:

  • Public utility, an organization that maintains the infrastructure for a public service, or the services themselves
  • Utility (patent), one of the requirements for patentability in Canadian and United States patent laws
  • Utility software or a utility program, a software program that functions for a particular purpose
  • Utility player, a baseball player who plays more than one position regularly, usually in a reserve capacity
  • Utility model, an intellectual property right to protect inventions
  • Utility frequency, frequency of the alternating current (AC) in an electric power grid.
  • Utility station, a radio transmitter that does not intentionally broadcast to the general public.
  • Utility Radio, a radio receiver manufactured in Great Britain during the 1939–45 World War
  • Utility room, a room in a house, which is the descendant of the scullery
  • Utility aircraft, a general-purpose light aircraft or helicopter
  • Utility vehicle, a vehicle that is designed for a specific task
  • Utility (car), a term used in Australia and New Zealand to refer to a pickup truck or coupe utility vehicle ("ute")
  • Utilities (film), a 1981 movie starring Robert Hays
  • Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform, often abbreviated to "Utilities", the battledress uniform of the United States Marine Corps