efficiency: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (i-fish'un-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
- the state or quality of being efficient; competency in performance.
- accomplishment of or ability to accomplish a job with a minimum expenditure of time and effort: The assembly line increased industry's efficiency.
- the ratio of the work done or energy developed by a machine, engine, etc., to the energy supplied to it, usually expressed as a percentage.
- efficiency (Thesaurus)