efficient

[adj] - being effective without wasting time or effort or expense
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Efficient

[pronounce: ef-fish-ent] Something that does not waste much energy.
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Efficient

Ef·fi'cient (- e nt) adjective [ Latin efficiens , -entis , present participle of efficere to effect: confer French efficient . See Effect , noun ] Causing effects; producing results; that makes the effect to be what it is; actively op...
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Efficient

Ef·fi'cient noun An efficient cause; a prime mover. « God . . . moveth mere natural agents as an efficient only.» Hooker.
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efficient

Serving as or characteristic of an immediate agent in the production of an event, causally productive. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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efficient

adjective being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; `an efficient production manager`; `efficient engines save gas`
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efficient

A description of either: -- an allocation that is Pareto efficient or -- an estimator that has the minimum possible variance given the statistical model; see efficiency bound. Source: Tripathi, 1996, p 4 Contexts: econometrics, statistics
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Efficient

• (n.) Causing effects; producing results; that makes the effect to be what it is; actively operative; not inactive, slack, or incapable; characterized by energetic and useful activity; as, an efficient officer, power. • (n.) An efficient cause; a prime mover.
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efficient

serving as or characteristic of an immediate agent in the production of an event; causally productive.
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Efficient

[horse] Efficient (foaled 23 August 2003) is a grey Thoroughbred racehorse gelding, bred in New Zealand, who won the 2007 Melbourne Cup and the 2006 Victoria Derby, both times ridden by Michael Rodd. Efficient was by the outstanding sire Zabeel from the mare Refused The Dance by Defensive Play (USA). He is a half brother to Guillotine, winn...
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