ergonomic

ergonomic
ergonomics er‧go‧nom‧ics [ˌɜːgəˈnɒmɪks ǁ ˌɜːrgəˈnɑː-] noun [uncountable]
the study of how the design of equipment affects how well people can do their work:

• the ergonomics of computer keyboards

— ergonomic adjective :

• a comfortable, ergonomic design

— ergonomical adjective
— ergonomically adverb :

• The factory is well lit, ergonomically designed and air-conditioned.

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ergonomic UK US /ˌɜːgəˈnɒmɪk/ adjective
ergonomic furniture or equipment is designed in a way that makes it comfortable and effective for people who use it for their work: »

an ergonomic chair/keyboard/mouse

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Office furniture must meet strict ergonomic standards.

ergonomically adverb
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an ergonomically designed computer mouse


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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