Usage examples for efficiency

  1. Train men for efficiency and prepare them for defense. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  2. Recreation has a direct relation to efficiency. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  3. Another effect of the Restoration was to break down the fighting efficiency of the fleet as it had been in the days of Blake. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  4. But I'd think, just for efficiency if nothing else, Garlock argued, you'd support the Arpales some way. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  5. The cost of production may be lowered, by either or both of these means, or it may be lowered by an increased efficiency in machinery, even with a decreased efficiency in labor. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  6. The present rate of destruction is very much greater than the rate of building, and the shortage of tonnage is already so great that the efficiency of the naval forces is already reduced by lack of oil. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  7. They passed him in the face of the opinion of a superior of tried efficiency who had had his professional conduct under prolonged observation. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  8. It determines the mode of this actuality, and therein precisely lies the efficiency of the created cause. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  9. The third is a general raising of the standards of efficiency. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  10. Well, no doubt you are right; but I suppose it is at a sacrifice of efficiency. – More Bywords by Charlotte M. Yonge
  11. " Ah, but that's where efficiency comes in," interrupted Ford triumphantly. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  12. He led his regiment to the head quarters of the army at Cambridge early in 1775. His activity, zeal, courage and efficiency in the field gained the admiration of Washington who procured his advancement to the rank of Brigadier General. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  13. In his last annual Message President Lincoln congratulated Congress on the success of the Government's policy in raising negro regiments, and on the efficiency of the troops organized in this way. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  14. I mean, by this phrase, its fitness or efficiency to or for the accomplishment of the purposes for which it is used. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown