Usage examples for efficiency

  1. The party waited, greatly awed by this show of calm efficiency, and ability to get right at the heart of the matter. – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. When the thread does not run up to a shoulder, or in cases where the thread may be permitted to run gradually out, and, again, where the thread is upon a part of enlarged diameter, a chaser may have its efficiency increased in two ways, the first of which is shown in Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. 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
  4. The third is a general raising of the standards of efficiency. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  5. 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
  6. Well, no doubt you are right; but I suppose it is at a sacrifice of efficiency. – More Bywords by Charlotte M. Yonge
  7. Recreation has a direct relation to efficiency. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  8. Why should we not protect ourselves against enemies to health and efficiency as well as against enemies to order? – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  9. But a certain physical efficiency is what Japan surely has and she has made that go a little further than it really can go. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  10. 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
  11. As a result of these policies and programs, the energy efficiency of the American economy has improved markedly and investments in renewable energy sources have grown significantly. – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  12. 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
  13. I will preface his story by reading the report of Colonel Wilberforce, commanding at Coimbra, of the state of efficiency of his command." – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  14. 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
  15. " Ah, but that's where efficiency comes in," interrupted Ford triumphantly. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Train men for efficiency and prepare them for defense. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  19. 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
  20. 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