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inefficient in use of time and effort and materials

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wasteful of resources

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The technique of heating air without the need of commonly used, environmentally unfriendly and uneconomical electrical heating elements that consume huge amounts of energy.
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.
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.
High fuel prices made the Australia routes uneconomical and the airline does not think the current 80% load factor can be improved.
Many believe nuclear power is uneconomical and dangerous.
With Revelations and Intel as shareholders, ClickStar plans to offer the movies for a yet-to-be announced price that "recognizes the value of having a first-run movie in your home, but isn't so expensive that it's uneconomical," says Ackerman.
The new specification would require more fines to be removed to the point where it may be uneconomical to make wood fuel from C&D debris.
DMSMS can be caused by rapid changes in item or material technology, uneconomical production requirements, foreign-source competition, federal environment or safety requirements, and limited ability or increasing cost of items and raw materials.
The Edmonton Journal quoted Richard Norton, NEWPRO's general manager, as saying a Lack of fiber supply, increased energy costs and the rising Canadian dollar made the plant uneconomical to operate.
It is therefore considered uneconomical to use Li-ion or Ni-MH cells for PC data backup as larger sized batteries are very costly.