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Synonyms for efficiency

Synonyms for efficiency

the quality of being efficient


the power or capacity to produce a desired result

Antonyms for efficiency

the ratio of the output to the input of any system

skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort

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Almost all of these studies that find no gain in efficiency also find no improvement in profitability if they include both measures.
Feed Efficiency in the Beef Industry covers a broad range of topics ranging from economic evaluation of feed efficiency to the physiological and genetic bases of efficient conversion of feed to high quality beef.
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships is leading an important effort to bring together varied and multidisciplined entities to establish best practices and protocols for the responsible use of energy.
However, what is lost in the uproar is that people in poor societies given the opportunity to work at any steady job at any steady wage are grateful for the opportunity and show their enthusiasm by finding ways to constantly improve the efficiency of what they do.
The effectiveness of an air cleaner depends on how well it collects pollutants from indoor air (a percentage efficiency rate) and how much air it draws through the cleaning or filtering element (measured in cubic feet per minute).
By March 1992, using a material called poly (p-phenylene vinylene), or PPV, Friend and Holmes had made the efficiency 30 times greater, yet it was still below that of existing LED technologies (SN: 3/14/92, p.
The 2nd Edition of The Developing Market for Tradable Energy Efficiency Certificates report is a 55-page overview of what Energy Efficiency Certificates are and how they can be used to expand the use of energy efficiency.
Historic trends in improving efficiency levels show that aircraft entering today's fleet are around 80% more fuel efficient than they were 40 years ago due to the introduction of new engines, coupled with year-on-year 'incremental' improvements to engine design and operation.
Perhaps most significantly, investments in energy efficiency help reduce rental costs for our residents.
By working with ITP and its array of BestPractices energy efficiency resources, industry is learning it can save money, increase production, reduce harmful emissions and enhance global competitiveness.
Is energy efficiency or conservation simply irrelevant in this age of low oil prices?
Just a decade ago, many energy analysts predicted that efficiency improvements of 20 or 30 percent could be achieved only at the expense of wrenching societal change -- such as shivering through winters in the dark or abandoning the family automobile.
The 3rd Edition of Increasing Electric Utility Investment in Energy Efficiency Programs report (formerly titled Energy Efficiency and Electric Utilities) is a 50-page overview of electric energy efficiency programs.