HyperDic: facility

English > 5 senses of the word facility:
NOUNartifactfacility, installationa building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
cognitionfacility, adeptness, adroitness, deftness, quicknessskillful performance or ability without difficulty
attributefacility, readinessa natural effortlessness
actfacilitysomething designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience / convenience or service
actfacilitya service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you
facility > pronunciation
Soundsfahsih'lihtiy
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English > facility: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry.
Example"the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
Synonyminstallation
Narrowerairfield, landing field, flying field, fieldA place where planes take off and land
arboretum, botanical gardenA facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
athletic facilityA facility for athletic events
backroomThe meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations
cafeteria facility(usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors
communication system, communication equipmentfacility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
coursefacility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
depository, deposit, depositary, repositoryA facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
drive-inAny installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles
forum, assembly, meeting placeA public facility to meet for open discussion
gas systemfacility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
menagerie, zoo, zoological gardenThe facility where wild animals are housed / housed for exhibition
military installationAny facility servicing military forces
power system, power grid, gridA system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
rangeA place for shooting / shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds
recreational facility, recreation facilityA public facility for recreation / recreation
sewage system, sewer system, sewage worksfacility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
sourceA facility where something is available
stationA facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
transportation system, transportation, transitA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
utilityA facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat / heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal
water system, water supply, waterA facility that provides a source of water
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishinstalación, local, servicio
Catalaninstal·lació
English > facility: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSkillful performance or ability without difficulty.
Example "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
Synonymsadeptness, adroitness, deftness, quickness
Narrowerdexterity, manual dexterity, sleightadroitness in using the hands
touchdeftness in handling matters
BroaderskillfulnessThe state of being cognitively skillful
Spanishdestreza, habilidad, maño
Adjectivesfacileperforming adroitly and without effort
English > facility: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA natural effortlessness.
Example"they conversed with great facility"
Synonymreadiness
BroadereffortlessnessThe quality of requiring little effort
Adjectivesfacileexpressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
English > facility: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningSomething designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience / convenience or service.
Narrowerpublic toilet, comfort station, public convenience, convenience, public lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash roomA toilet that is available to the public
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
English > facility: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you.
Example"a cell phone with internet facility"
BroaderserviceWork done by one person or group that benefits another

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