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inefficient in use of time and effort and materials

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wasteful of resources

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This removes the need for unreliable, uneconomical and environmentally unfriendly heating elements; delivering long life, industry beating power drying (10-15 seconds) and excellent hygiene and all at massively reduced energy consumption of 700 watts with dramatically lowered maintenance costs.
When someone mentions the use of solar or wind energy, specialists say it's uneconomical.
The electric cars went at 9mph with a range of up to 30 miles, but proved uneconomical and were withdrawn in 1900.
This form of energy recovery is never discussed, it is always more and more uneconomical wind turbines.
The 57-acre facility in Vauxhall is regarded as uneconomical without major redevelopment.
These technologies exist and are relatively uneconomical in the United States now merely due to scale, limited engineering commitment and lack of public support.
We have informed them of the necessity of signing an agreement to unify the oil fields and to move away from a situation where each side has control from its side as that will bleed these fields in an uneconomical way.
Used extensively in installations worldwide, AquaProbe ensures accurate flow measurement in water distribution systems where installing a full bore flow meter would be either uneconomical or impractical.
This is because more sophisticated on-board technology and increasingly rapid depreciation make many repairs uneconomical.
So uneconomical that those men continued to cut coal right up to this week.
These were considerably more extensive than previously indicated in correspondence and included the potential provision of a large additional payment to them which would have made the project uneconomical.
The Clean Air Act of 1952 was the death-knell for dirty, uneconomical coal.
Also, if it proves uneconomical to design and manufacture a custom union in limited quantities, the company can often adapt or covert an existing union to meet exact customer specifications, according to the literature.
Allendale Estates had a problem finding a use for the otherwise uneconomical timber they produce when thinning the estate's trees.
The understanding was that Agfa ran its holographic film production for around two half-days a year, on a production line designed for continuous running, so it was both uneconomical and inefficient for holographic material.