1. (esp. of a system or machine) Achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense.
2. (of a person) Working in a well-organized and competent way
- five days to write acknowledgements (721 words)
- four weeks to wade through one picture book stanza (14 words out of 517)
- three years to write, rewrite, and edit one verse novel (13,989 words)
Do you find the “system” of writing efficient?