ergonomics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction er·go·nom·ics \ ˌər-gə-ˈnä-miks \

Definition of ergonomics

1 : an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely called also biotechnology, human engineering, human factors
2 : the design characteristics of an object resulting especially from the application of the science of ergonomics

ergonomic

play \ˌər-gə-ˈnä-mik\ adjective

ergonomically

play \ˌər-gə-ˈnä-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

ergonomist

play \(ˌ)ər-ˈgä-nə-mist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of ergonomics

erg- + -nomics (as in economics)


ERGONOMICS Defined for English Language Learners

ergonomics

noun

Definition of ergonomics for English Language Learners

  • : a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely

  • : the parts or qualities of something's design that make it easy to use


Medical Dictionary

ergonomics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction er·go·nom·ics \ ˌər-gə-ˈnäm-iks \

medical Definition of ergonomics

1 : an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely called also human engineering, human factors engineering
2 : the design characteristics of an object resulting especially from the application of the science of ergonomics

ergonomic

play \-ik\ adjective

ergonomically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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