superefficient

adjective

su·​per·​ef·​fi·​cient ˌsü-pər-i-ˈfi-shənt How to pronounce superefficient (audio)
: extremely efficient : producing desired effects with very little or no waste
a superefficient housekeeper
It developed a superefficient manufacturing method … that relentlessly roots out waste and builds in quality.Keith Naughton et al.
superefficiency noun
modern appliances designed for superefficiency

Examples of superefficient in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The alkyne-azide bond was superefficient and left the original target, the acyl halide, largely untouched. Bydaniel Clery, science.org, 4 Oct. 2022 This research organization started out holding competitions for superefficient aircraft but is now helping humankind come one step closer to the ultimate sci-fi fantasy: the flying car. Discover Magazine, 29 June 2010

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superefficient was in 1857

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“Superefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superefficient. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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