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adjective 
  1. Making good, thorough, or careful use of resources; not consuming extra. Especially, making good use of time or energy.
An process would automate all the routine work.
  1. Using a particular proportion of available energy.
The motor is only 20% at that temperature.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: (t, nl, efficií«nt)
  • French: efficace
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (checktrans)
  • Italian: efficiente
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, using a particular proportion of available energy)
Etymology: wikipedia:1398, 1398, "making," from Latin efficientem (nominative efficiens), preposition of efficere "work out, accomplish" (see effect). Meaning "productive, skilled" is from wikipedia:1787, 1787. Efficiency apartment is first recorded wikipedia:1930, 1930, American English. <ref>Wikipedia:Online Etymology Dictionary, Online Etymology Dictionary http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=efficient&searchmode=none</ref>


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