ergonomics

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɜː.ɡəˈnɒm.ɪks/

Etymology[edit]

Coined in 1950 from Ancient Greek ἔργον (érgon, work) + economics

Noun[edit]

ergonomics (plural ergonomics)

  1. The science of the design of equipment, especially so as to reduce operator fatigue, discomfort and injury.
    Ergonomics is increasingly important in office-product design.
    Ergonomics are complications to be avoided.

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