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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality of doing something well and effectively, without wasting time, money, or energy.

Usage examples (38)
  • His computer technician displayed a high degree of efficiency by swiftly identifying and correcting the problem.
  • She did the work with great efficiency
  • But men of science often employ the term efficiency in another sense, which I will explain.
  • SunPower, probably the industry leader in efficiency, is about to release a model with 23 percent efficiency. for more
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