Definition of Efficiency. Meaning of Efficiency. Synonyms of Efficiency

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Definition of Efficiency

Efficiency
Efficience Ef*fi"cience, Efficiency Ef*fi"cien*cy, n. [L. efficientia.] 1. The quality of being efficient or producing an effect or effects; efficient power; effectual agency. The manner of this divine efficiency being far above us. --Hooker. 2. (Mech.) The ratio of useful work to energy expended. --Rankine. Efficiency of a heat engine, the ratio of the work done an engine, to the work due to the heat supplied to it.

Meaning of Efficiency from wikipedia

- Efficiency is the (often measurable) ability to avoid wasting materials, energy, efforts, money, and time in doing something or in producing a desired...
- Pareto efficiency or Pareto optimality is a situation where no individual or preference criterion can be made better off without making at least one individual...
- Energy efficiency may refer to: Energy efficiency (physics), the ratio between the useful output and input of an energy conversion process Electrical efficiency...
- Solar cell efficiency refers to the portion of energy in the form of sunlight that can be converted via photovoltaics into electricity by the solar cell...
- Faraday efficiency (also called faradaic efficiency, faradaic yield, coulombic efficiency or current efficiency) describes the efficiency with which charge...
- In the comparison of various statistical procedures, efficiency is a measure of quality of an estimator, of an experimental design, or of a hypothesis...
- Efficiency is the extent to which time or effort is well used for the intended task or purpose. Efficiency may also refer to: Efficiency (aerodynamics)...
- The efficiency ratio indicates the expenses as a percentage of revenue (expenses / revenue), with a few variations – it is essentially how much a corporation...
- Engine efficiency of thermal engines is the relationship between the total energy contained in the fuel, and the amount of energy used to perform useful...
- The term quantum efficiency (QE) may apply to incident photon to converted electron (IPCE) ratio of a photosensitive device, or it may refer to the TMR...