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efforts, plural;
  1. A vigorous or determined attempt
    • - hammer birdhouses to country fenceposts in an effort to bring back the eastern bluebird
  2. The result of an attempt
    • - he was a keen gardener, winning many prizes for his efforts
  3. Strenuous physical or mental exertion
    • - the doctor spared no effort in helping my father
  4. A force exerted by a machine or in a process

  5. The activities of a group of people with a common purpose
    • - the war effort

  1. attempt: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
  2. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
  3. feat: a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"
  4. campaign: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
  5. In physics, energy (from the Greek ἐνέργεια - energeia, "activity, operation", from ἐνεργός - energos, "active, working") is a quantity that is often understood as the ability to perform work. ...
  6. The amount of work involved in performing an activity; exertion; This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}; An endeavour; To make an effort
  7. (Efforting) trying; making an effort
  8. Tyler et al. (1979) had participants solve a series of anagrams, some easy (FAHTER) and some difficult (HREFAT). The participants recalled the difficult anagrams better, presumably because they put more effort into them.
  9. The number of labor units required to complete a schedule activity or work breakdown structure component. Usually expressed as staff hours, staff days, or staff weeks. Contrast with duration.
  10. Exertion towards a goal.
  11. how many people are fishing during a given period and how often
  12. The amount of work or labor, in hours or workdays, required to complete a task; effort is used to establish the labor costs associated with a project.
  13. The amount of financial and nonfinancial resources (in terms of money, material, and so forth) that are applied to producing a product or providing a service (output). Effort is also referred to as inputs.
  14. The amount of time and fishing power used to harvest fish. Fishing power includes gear size, boat size, and horsepower.
  15. The amount of time, usually expressed as a percentage of the total, that a faculty member or other employee spends on a project. Effort is certified and documented through the sponsored project Effort Reporting system in PeopleSoft.
  16. The force or energy applied to a machine to get it to work.
  17. 1.(pronoun. effort) thing, generally derogatory, e.g. Deek at that effort, eh ! = Look at that thing, its not very good is it !
  18. In terms of contracts & grants, the amount of time to be devoted to the sponsored project activity. (back)
  19. endeavor, labor, work, undertaking, venture, task commitment, exertion
  20. the 4 right e.: samma-ppadhāna; s. padhāna. Right e. s. sacca (IV 6), magga (6) . - 5 elements of e.: padhāniyaṅga (q.v.).
  21. Some people dream of worthy accomplishments while others stay awake and do them.
  22. This is the percent of appointment that the position will support.
  23. A mental factor that makes its primary mind delight in virtue. See Joyful Path of Good Fortune and Understanding the Mind.
  24. Any individual promotion to a subscriber or prospect such as an insert card, off-page-ad or renewal letter. Renewal and billing series both contain several efforts
  25. The amount (not duration) of work required to complete a task. Duration may decrease by adding resources but the effort required will remain the same.