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figure of merit

Definition of figure of merit

  1. :  a numerical quantity based on one or more characteristics of a system or device that represents a measure of efficiency or effectiveness



Circa 1865

First Known Use of figure of merit

circa 1865


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of, relating to, or suggestive of marble

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