Methodologically vs Efficiency - What's the difference?

methodologically | efficiency |

As an adverb methodologically

is in a methodological manner.

As a noun efficiency is

the extent to which time is well used for the intended task.




(en adverb)
  • In a methodological manner.
  • (domain) From the perspective of methodology.
  • Methodologically , Wiktionary represents an implementation of the descriptive approach to linguistics and specifically to grammar.
  • * 1974 , , Deviant Logic: some philosophical issues ,
  • Since it is methodologically desirable that a test of an hypothesis should be as stringent as possible, the strongest possible logic should be used in deriving consequences from the hypothesis, so that its class of potential falsifiers should be as inclusive as possible.
  • * 1992 , Frank Hutson Gregory, ,
  • Once these things have been decided, collecting the real world data will be, methodologically , fairly simple.
  • * 2006 , Paul D. Hastings, Johanna Vyncke, Caroline Sullivan, Kelly E. McShane, Michael Benibgui, William Utendale, ,
  • We first provide one example of a study with serious methodological limitations, and then give greater attention to methodologically superior studies.
    English domain adverbs




  • The extent to which time is well used for the intended task.
  • The efficiency of the planning department is deplorable.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=September 7 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Moldova 0-5 England , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=The display and result must be placed in the context that was it was against a side that looked every bit their Fifa world ranking of 141 - but England completed the job with efficiency to record their biggest away win in 19 years.}}
  • (dated) The quality of producing an effect or effects.
  • * Hooker
  • The manner of this divine efficiency being far above us.
  • The extent to which a resource, such as electricity, is used for the intended purpose; the ratio of useful work to energy expended.
  • The efficiency of this loudspeaker is 40%.
  • (United States) A one-room apartment.
  • I have an efficiency available June through July.
    fully-furnished efficiencies


    * inefficiency * wastefulness

    Derived terms

    {{der3, energy efficiency , material efficiency , fuel efficiency , efficiency ratio , business efficiency , quantum efficiency , electrical efficiency , thermal efficiency , algorithmic efficiency , Pareto efficiency , allocative efficiency}}


    * effectiveness * (qualifier) bedsit