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economize

vb. to produce:
  1. a given OUTPUT of a product using fewer FACTOR INPUTS than previously;
  2. more output than before from the same amount of factor inputs;
  3. a given output of a product at lower cost than before by substituting cheaper factor inputs for more expensive ones in the production process (the ‘ideal’ or optimum position is attained when the largest possible output is produced from a given volume of factor inputs using available technology);
  4. a given output at the least possible factor cost. See PRODUCTIVITY, EFFICIENCY, ECONOMICS, PRODUCTION POSSIBILITY BOUNDARY.
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Enterprise, she tells us, takes over from production, and the field of the socio-political, including ideas of citizenship, comes to be subjected to widescale 'economisation'.
(76.) For the connection of pest control, authority, and advancing economisation see the work of Torsten Meyer; compare also Bernd Herrmann.
The economisation of everything is a destination, but it is also a utopian nonsense.
(2014) "Mindfulness Training and the Economisation of Attention: A Stiglieran View," Educational Philosophy and Theory.
Overall, Cavagnaro and Curiel provide a solid contribution to the discussion surrounding organisations by making a strong argument for the economisation of sustainability and vice versa.
Sympatolitic effect of \"dry\" carbon dioxide baths came out as economisation of heart activity: decreased index of efficiency of the heart (IERS) (<0.01), increased left ventricular performance index (IPLZH) (p <0.05.), which was accompanied by a decrease in excretion of norepinephrine in the 23%, p <0.05 level of cortisol in blood plasma--32%, p <0.01;
Of course, in the last 500 years, this 'economisation' of inquiry has accelerated as our cognitive powers have become increasingly alienated and autonomised-or, to put it in terms of today's euphemisms, 'offloaded' and 'modularised', respectively.
And again, this is justified as a necessary "economisation" of linguistic resources (Duchene 2011: i02) based on the emphasis on the economic advantages of establishing Spanish as the lingua franca for the politically strategic protection of the Spanish-speaking 'condominium' against English (see Garcia Delgado, Alonso and Jimenez 2007).
Pat Johnson, Vice-President, Rack and Cooling Solutions, APC by Schneider Electric, said: "The EcoBreeze not only provides multiple types of air economisation, its modular design also allows the unit to adapt to the future cooling needs of a data centre.
"The EcoBreeze complies with Aahrae 90.1/TC 9.9 requirements for efficiency and economisation with multiple frame sizes with varying voltages and phases to address the cooling needs of any data centre.
The EcoBreezeao addresses the needs of today's data centres by implementing multiple forms of economisation into each module.