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productivity

productivity

noun pro·duc·tiv·i·ty \ˌprō-dək-ˈti-və-tē, ˌprä-, prə-ˌdək-\

: the rate at which goods are produced or work is completed

Full Definition of PRODUCTIVITY

1
:  the quality or state of being productive
2
:  the rate per unit area or per unit volume at which biomass consumable as food by other organisms is made by producers

Examples of PRODUCTIVITY

  1. The country has low agricultural productivity.
  2. The company is looking for ways to improve worker productivity.
  3. There has been an increase in productivity.

First Known Use of PRODUCTIVITY

circa 1810

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

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