economical

Definitions

Accounting

  • adjective saving money or materials or being less expensive

Aviation

  • adjective referring to a substance or device for which input is minimised and output maximised (thereby saving costs)

Cars & Driving

  • adjective using only a small amount of fuel

Cricket

  • adjective (of a bowler or style of bowling) tending to restrict scoring opportunities, without necessarily taking wickets; conceding relatively few runs
    Citation ‘Selvey … has sustained a reputation as an economical new ball bowler with ability to swing and seam the ball either way’ (Alan Lee, Cricketer December 1982)
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