use

(redirected from uses)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

use

(juz)
tv. & in. to use (drugs); to take drugs habitually. (Drugs and now widely known.) I tried to stop using, but I couldn’t.
See:
References in periodicals archive ?
There is no tax on ODCs that are recovered in the United States as part of a recycling process (and not part of the original manufacturing process), nor is the tax imposed on ODCs used or sold for use as a feedstock.
Her parents directly support the uses of technology for school:
These are a few of the technologies that have helped contain self-discharge during the period for which the battery is not in use.
Other encryption algorithms have been in use for years and include Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for Internet transactions, Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), and Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (S-HTTP).
For example, tissue grades typically use low amounts of starch or no starch while fine printing and writing papers can use up to 10% starch by paper weight.
If we can use an otherwise useless material to do that, we will be contributing to their well-being.
The disperGRADER 100x percent dispersion is used because it is quantitative and uses the same calculations as the ConCarb method.
State transportation agencies were surveyed to determine the current uses of RCA.
4 epoxies, resistant to extraction and migration, are FDA-regulated for food-packaging use.
Partly because newsprint (which does not face critical strength and brightness issues) already contains more than 50 percent recycled content, Arbokem and other companies now focus on other paper markets, particularly those (including writing paper and bright white boxboard) that currently uses high amounts of virgin fiber.
It's like Coke or Pepsi," said Kevin Rice, enterprise architect for Allstate Insurance Group, which also uses both .
The female condom rarely breaks during use, but an efficacy study conducted in 1996-1998 indicates that slippage occurs in nearly one in 10 uses and women may be exposed to semen in up to one in five uses) Although a woman is most likely to be exposed if she and her partner experience mechanical problems with the condom, about half of exposures occur during uses in which couples do not have any problems.
The auditor does this even when management uses a valuation specialist to prepare the estimate.
Note that while the identification of standards includes four digits to identify the year of adoption or revision, the accompanying list uses "xxxx" in place of the year of issue or latest revision.