Examples of efficiency in a Sentence
Because of her efficiency, we got all the work done in a few hours.
The factory was operating at peak efficiency.
A furnace with 80 percent fuel efficiency wastes 20 percent of its fuel.
The company is trying to lower costs and improve efficiencies.
Recent Examples of efficiency from the Web
Tulane ranks 97th and UC 104th in the Football Outsiders ratings for special teams efficiency.
This particular formula really shines in its ability to eliminate excessive suds during the wash cycle, especially in high efficiency, low water using, front-loading washing machines.
Aside from hopes for better efficiency, Augustine said last week that costs for the scanners should stay low.
That means buildings with high efficiency mechanical or electronic air cleaners, like these public libraries in San Francisco.
Really, nothing beats a modern double-pane or triple-pane window for energy efficiency—especially one equipped with an optical film that prevents excess heat buildup in the summer or heat loss in the winter.
Run defense efficiency is also better; the Dolphins have allowed just 3.1 yards per carry this year, also good for fifth.
Sleep efficiency was worse if the dog was on the bed rather than elsewhere in the room: 80 vs. 83 percent.
Others might cast their ballots for the fuel efficiency that the Nissan Rogue Hybrid offers.
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First Known Use of efficiency
Synonymsedge, effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficacity, efficacy, productiveness
Antonymsineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficiency
Related Wordsability, capability, capacity; potency, puissance, strength
Near Antonymsinability, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompetence, incompetency
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