economizer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n economizer a frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Economizer One who, or that which, economizes.
    • Economizer Specifically: Steam Boilers An arrangement of pipes for heating feed water by waste heat in the gases passing to the chimney.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n economizer One who economizes; one who uses money, material, time, etc., economically or sparingly.
    • n economizer In engineering, an apparatus by which economy, as of fuel, is effected; specifically, one in which waste heat from a boiler or furnace is utilized for heating the feed-water.
    • n economizer Also spelled economiser.
    • n economizer Specifically— In fog-signaling on British railways, a device by which the detonation of one track-torpedo on the rail by the passage of the engine-wheels removes the second one in series before the wheels reach it.
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Quotations

  • Eli Cass
    Eli Cass
    “Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.”
  • Robert Armstrong
    Robert Armstrong
    “It contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.”
  • Warren Buffett
    Warren%20Buffett
    “When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.”
  • Charlotte P. Gillman
    Charlotte P. Gillman
    “The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.”
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert%20Hubbard
    “Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.”
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis%20Waitley
    “Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time.”

Idioms

Economical with the truth - (UK) If someone, especially a politician, is economical with the truth, they leave out information in order to create a false picture of a situation, without actually lying.
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Usage

In literature:

It was upon the land that the freedman naturally sought his economic salvation.
"Our Foreigners" by Samuel P. Orth
They are economic problems, and determine efficiencies within the whole economic life.
"An American Idyll" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
I then discovered under close observation that what had looked to me like an economic machine was not an economic machine at all.
"Crowds" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The statistics of the economic interdependence of Germany and her neighbors are overwhelming.
"The Economic Consequences of the Peace" by John Maynard Keynes
Nor can it be said to be entirely due to economic distress.
"Crime and Its Causes" by William Douglas Morrison
Of the economic phases of the emergency, there are some which directly affect the wage-earner.
"The Social Emergency" by Various
Usually there are also at stake, technical and broad economic issues in which majority judgment is notoriously fallible.
"The Unpopular Review, Volume II Number 3" by Various
The economic helplessness of the factory hands reduced them to essential slavery.
"Preaching and Paganism" by Albert Parker Fitch
I frankly confess my preference for the second system, which I regard as more just, more economical, and more legal.
"What Is Free Trade?" by Frédérick Bastiat
Other economic writers of recent date attribute this great change in ratio of increase to economic causes.
"The Fertility of the Unfit" by William Allan Chapple
Write an example of "classification," on any political, social, economic, or moral issue of the day.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
What economic value to the world has a nation which for more than forty years has concentrated all its energy in peaceful industry?
"New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2" by Various
They don't ask questions, they do what you want them to do, and do it economically.
"The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition" by Upton Sinclair
Is there no place in it for economic independence?
"The Business of Being a Woman" by Ida M. Tarbell
The destruction of a mill may change the economic outlook of a village.
"Catastrophe and Social Change" by Samuel Henry Prince
The economic viewpoint has obsessed them wholly.
"Feminism and Sex-Extinction" by Arabella Kenealy
To explain how domestic drudgery is caused by economic pressure would require a little essay in itself.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society" by Upton Sinclair
The question is economic, and the settlement must be economic.
"Our National Defense:" by George Hebard Maxwell
It is a physical and economic impossibility to capture the external or carrying trade of another nation by military conquest.
"The Great Illusion" by Norman Angell
Marx deduced from his economic studies a confident and detailed prophecy of economic development.
"The Life of Mazzini" by Bolton King
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In poetry:

Let some new lying ass,
Who knows not what is or was,
Talk economics,
Pay for his witless noise,
Get the kid nice new toys,
Call him 'professor'.
"Alf’s Sixth Bit" by Ezra Pound
Said the Socialist to the Suffragist: "You misinterpret facts!
There is no room for doubt or schism
In Economic Determinism–
It governs all our acts!"
"The Socialist And The Suffragist" by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

In news:

Obama's Medicaid Provisions Are an Albatross to Economic Recovery.
Wil Alston will face off in the June 7 runoff to represent demographically and economically diverse District 8.
Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley Win Economics Nobel Prize for Work in Game Theory.
Today the Nobel Prize for economics was awarded to Professor Alvin Roth of Harvard and Professor Lloyd Shapely of UCLA for their work on "stable allocations" theory.
Despite the gloomy economic situation, Denver's still moving and shaking, though perhaps a little more gingerly than before.
SUCCESS is the great American secular religion, a "drama of economic salvation," as the historian Irvin G Wyllie writes in "The Self-Made Man in America".
Plus, train dreams and the economic low-down.
The Alluring Economics of the Romance Novel.
As speculation about an economic slowdown in 2001 mounts and thrifty buying strategies become important, Europe's most undervalued region of affordable premium wines springs to mind: Alsace .
Economic Woes Push Energy Concerns to Back Burner in Presidential Race.
Since then, the US manufacturing sector has been the driving force behind the economic recovery.
Even though Paul Krugman won the Nobel Prize in economics, his column in Sept 29's Sun shows that he has no understanding of economics.
Citigroup Global Head of International Economics Nathan Sheets on the economic uncertainties created by the lack of progress to resolve the fiscal cliff.
Kevin Murphy, an economics professor at the University of Chicago who has studied the economic benefits of higher education, warns that money shouldn't deter anyone from any level of education—including graduate school.
While McCain calls for an "economic surge," Obama still struggles when trying to establish a strong emotional connection with voters facing tough economic times.
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In science:

The causal chain argued in the report – the Cap leading to lender exit, leading t o less PLs taken, leading to economic effects – is far from being the only plausible explanation f or the chain of events.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?
Or course, medical research is far more tightly monitored than economics, in terms of analysis methods and standards; but even there, once industry money and influence are allowed to dominate independent research, the truth is harmed and the public interest ill-served.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?
Bruce Neas of the Columbia Legal Services, for asking me to examine Dr. Zinman’s article, and thus to become involved once again in this important social an d economic problem.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?
Remark 1 In economic terms, we can interpret the success probability function ql as the demand of product l in a market of L firms.
Stability and Distributed Power Control in MANETs with Outages and Retransmissions
Examples and numerical simulations for the Lagrangian which describes the Samuelson model from economics are given.
Stochastic generalized fractional HP equations and applications
Cascading failure propagation is not only observed in physical infrastructure networks, but also in social and economic systems [1, 2] or in the fracture of heterogeneous materials [6, 7].
Stochastic Load-Redistribution Model for Cascading Failure Propagation
As a breakdown of critical infrastructure networks can have serious economic consequences, it is crucial to gain a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that lead to such cascading failures.
Stochastic Load-Redistribution Model for Cascading Failure Propagation
The necessity arises from the fact that given continuous and sometimes quite rapid changes in social, economic and technological environments, while performing a task-instance the worker may face some novel challenges.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
Rapid muon acceleration also requires high accelerating gradient, most economically achieved by means of superconducting cavities.
Muon Cooling and Future Muon Facilities: The Coming Decade
We do this by collecting data from the last 106 cluster-randomized experiments published in 27 leading journals in medicine, public health, political science, economics, and education.
Rejoinder: Matched Pairs and the Future of Cluster-Randomized Experiments
We need an economic notation for defining subvarieties of Flag⊥ 2n .
On the reduction of the Siegel moduli space of abelian varieties of dimension 3 with Iwahori level structure
Gale, D. (1960) The Theory of Linear Economic Models.
Weighted and Roughly Weighted Simple Games
Neumann, J., and Morgenstern, O. (1944) Theory of games and economic behavior.
Weighted and Roughly Weighted Simple Games
Many economic time series are non-stationary, and analysts have to take account of that fact. A time series can be trend-stationary or have a random walk component (differencestationarity).
Random walks - a sequential approach
Rapid industrialization and economic growth has made India a force to reckon with in the world of technology. India has also made remarkable progress in engineering and technical education since independence.
Approaches to Curriculum and Teaching Materials to Bring Out Better Skilled Software Engineers-An Indian Perspective
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