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Meaning of PRODUCTIVITY

Pronunciation:  `prowduk'tivitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being productive or having the power to produce
  2. [n]  (economics) the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time
 

PRODUCTIVITY is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: productiveness
 
 Antonyms: unproductiveness
 
 See Also: fecundity, fruitfulness, ratio

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro`duc*tiv"i*ty\, n.
The quality or state of being productive; productiveness.
--Emerson.

      Not indeed as the product, but as the producing power,
      the productivity.                        --Coleridge.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Amount of production over a given period of time. Expressed as a rate such as g/m2 per day, kg/ha per year, etc.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the amount of work a person accomplishes in a given period of time.
 

 

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