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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ef·fi·cien·cy /ɪˈfɪʃənsi/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ef·fi·cience ef·fi·cien·cy n.
 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.
 efficiency of a heat engine, the ratio of the work done by an engine, to the work due to the heat supplied to it.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the ratio of the output to the input of any system
      2: skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort; "she did
         the work with great efficiency" [ant: inefficiency]