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Idle

Describing a project or asset that is not being used and therefore is not generating revenue. An idle asset usually has a maintenance cost associated with it. Companies therefore attempt not to have idle assets unless demand drops below a certain level.
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A book is to me is what Locke says that watching the hour hand of a clock is to all; other thoughts (and those of the idlest and seemingly most irrelevant) will intrude between my vision and the written words; and then I have to read over again; often again and again till all is crossed and muddled.
In the past he has always had the opinion that the British workers were the idlest you could imagine.
Naipaul visits the rural district of Coronie, feeling curious about its African-Caribbean inhabitants who are reputed to be "the idlest people in Surinam" (193).
HUSBANDS in South Wales are the idlest in the land when it comes to do-it-yourself.