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A setup close to or including a bathroom or the kitchen would work well, but the latter is less essential considering you can store food in your chosen room and the appliances may be useless in a power outage anyway.
THE SAFEST WAYS TO STAY WARM DURING A POWER OUTAGEJOHN KENNEDYFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
Traditional code-breaking methods appeared useless against the new technology.
HACKERS THRIVE ON THE WEAK LINK IN CYBERSECURITY: PEOPLEGERSHOM GORENBERGFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That could mean involving more companies like Amazon Web Services or Cloudflare, which can render websites and online applications useless by depriving them of the necessary infrastructure to operate.
APPLE AND GOOGLE ARE LIKELY TO SLOW DOWN ENFORCEMENT AGAIN AFTER CAPITOL RIOT BANSGERRIT DE VYNCK, REED ALBERGOTTI, JAY GREENEJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Governments also deliberately reduced internet bandwidths for more than 7,200 hours, bringing speeds down to 2G—SMS and voice calls continue to function but modern websites and apps are rendered useless.
INDIA’S INTERNET SHUTDOWNS COST ITS ECONOMY NEARLY $3 BILLION IN 2020ANANYA BHATTACHARYAJANUARY 5, 2021QUARTZ
“The implementation has ended up essentially being useless,” said Abercrombie, who went on to serve as the state’s governor, in a recent interview.
THE GOVERNMENT PROMISED TO RETURN ANCESTRAL HAWAIIAN LAND, THEN NEVER FINISHED THE JOBBY ROB PEREZ, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER, AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICADECEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
Of course Edna would like to hear Mademoiselle Reisz play; but she feared it would be useless to entreat her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
When a leaf is so young that it wraps itself around the main stalk it's useless to try to turn it over.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
At an early date we find, further, a perfectly useless kind of imitation which is more akin to that of art.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It would be useless to put you to the expense of drawings, until you have made up your minds on what you intend to have done.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
You will do well to send a note to your amiable friend Carr; it may save him a useless journey; for at my table he shall not sit.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
WORDS RELATED TO USELESS
- no go
- had it
- knocked out
- pegged out
- tired out
- used up
- wiped out
- wrung out
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