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efficiency  


      n   pl   , -cies  
1    the quality or state of being efficient; competence; effectiveness  
2    the ratio of the useful work done by a machine, engine, device, etc., to the energy supplied to it, often expressed as a percentage  
   See also       thermal efficiency  


current efficiency  
      n     (Physics)   the ratio of the actual mass of a substance liberated from an electrolyte by the passage of current to the theoretical mass liberated according to Faraday's law  
efficiency apartment  
      n     (U.S)   a small flat or bedsit  
electrode efficiency  
      n     (Chem)   the ratio of the amount of metal deposited in an electrolytic cell to that theoretically deposited according to Faraday's laws  
luminous efficiency  
      n   the efficiency of polychromatic radiation in producing a visual sensation. It is the radiant flux weighed according to the spectral luminous efficiencies of its constituent wavelengths divided by the corresponding radiant flux.,   (Symbol)    V  
quantum efficiency  
      n  
1      (Physics)   the number of electrons released by a photocell per photon of incident radiation of a given energy  
2      (Chem)   the number of chemical species that undergo reaction per photon of absorbed radiation of a given energy  
radiant efficiency  
      n   the ratio of the power emitted by a source of radiation to the power consumed by it.,   (Symbol)    <Geta>e  
spectral luminous efficiency  
      n   a measure of the efficiency of radiation of a given wavelength in producing a visual sensation. It is equal to the ratio of the radiant flux at a standard wavelength to that at the given wavelength when the standard wavelength is chosen so that the maximum value of this ratio is unity.,   (Symbol)    V(<Glambda>)   for photopic vision  
V(<Glambda>)   for scotopic vision  
thermal efficiency  
      n   the ratio of the work done by a heat engine to the energy supplied to it  
   Compare       efficiency  
volumetric efficiency  
      n  
1    the ratio of fluid delivered by a piston or ram pump per stroke to the displacement volume of the piston or ram  
2    the ratio of air or gas-air mixture drawn into the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine to the volumetric displacement of the piston  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
n.
a career advancement website based in Palo Alto, California, specializing in Job Search / Job Hunt.
[Comp.] "I found my job at employerism.com"
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
the skillful art of eyeing and identifying employment arrangements, by either job seekers or the publishers of staffing vacancies.
[Bus.] Ex.: Jack was adept at employerism and thus was able to fill most of the job openings in his department in a relatively short period of time.

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