Definition of 'efficient'
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They are four times as efficient since they lose no energy to the internal combustion process. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It could be an exceptionally efficient and economical way to make buildings more comfortable and energy efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wearing it makes me feel efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How do we make it efficient? Times, Sunday Times (2016)By shielding domestic industries, it diverts scarce resources to less efficient uses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The method is more efficient, making Prosecco cheaper to make than champagne. The Sun (2016)By looking at innovative new ways of working we can make government more efficient and effective, as well as improving the delivery of public services. Computing (2010)This is the bit of public life that is extraordinarily efficient and extraordinarily effective. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Staying slim does get harder as we age because the fats that boost metabolism are less efficient. The Sun (2016)This allows one to make the most efficient and favourable changes to the diet. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)They like to work out efficient routines and stick to them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The effect is particularly noticeable when the engine is cold and at its least efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are a highly efficient mathematical tool that stores and processes index numbers in the computer. BAD BOY BALLMER (2002)The most efficient time of life is the week before vacation. Christianity Today (2000)This was done in an efficient and competent manner. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can cut bills by being more energy efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are more efficient and effective as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No matter if that is less efficient and less convenient for patients. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They have a busy promotional schedule and want to make the most efficient use of their time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They also have a highly efficient digestive system that allows them to keep lean and mean. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ion engines are ten times more efficient than conventional rocket engines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why not exempt homebuyers from stamp duty if they promise to make their home more energy efficient? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It upsets your metabolism and makes your body less efficient. The Sun (2012)The hope is that all this technology will make it as efficient as possible. The Sun (2011)It would amount to a highly efficient and sensible use of the tax system. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The most efficient form of energy production within the body is the metabolism of food. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)It was not pretty at times but very efficient as they made it just one goal conceded in four games. The Sun (2012)One of the least efficient ways of dealing with the deficit would be to write a large cheque to fill a hole. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Britain has the least energy efficient housing stock in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ministers insist that the savings do not have to be cuts, and cite more efficient ways of working. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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