efficiency apartment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n efficiency apartment a furnished apartment with a kitchenette and bathroom
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • efficiency apartment a small apartment{4}, sometimes furnished, with minimal kitchen and bath facilities. The unit may comprise a single room plus a bathroom, and the kitchen facilities are often open to the main room, or may form a small niche in a corner. There are many variations of efficiency apartment, including some in which furnishings such as a bed may be pull out from a wall recess and stored there again when not in use. Also called an efficiency.
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Usage

In literature:

Apart from the efficiency of labour, reasons exist for the lower real cost of production in England in the organization of the industry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
Nor is practical efficiency possible apart from succession in time; for such a possibility is redargued by the following dilemma.
"The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha" by Madhava Acharya
Both work more seriously and sincerely, more efficiently and more effectively, apart; taking counsel, when need be, one of the other.
"Feminism and Sex-Extinction" by Arabella Kenealy
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In news:

While I cooked quite a bit in my small but efficient apartment kitchen, it was the plethora of restaurants right outside my door that I was really interested in.
Fuel-efficient performance sets '11 pony apart.
Police were called to the efficiency apartment minutes later.
The energy-efficient complex includes 65 "urban style" apartments.
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