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Definition of Economical

Economical

  1. Pertaining to the household; domestic.
  2. Relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs.
  3. Managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits.
  4. Managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; frugal; -- said of acts; saving; as, an economical use of money or of time.
  5. Relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to political economy; as, economic purposes; economical truths.
  6. Regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end.

Economical Quotations

There is no doubt that some plant food, such as oatmeal, is more economical than meat, and superior to it in regard to both mechanical and mental performance. Such food, moreover, taxes our digestive organs decidedly less, and, in making us more contented and sociable, produces an amount of good difficult to estimate.
Nikola Tesla

The harness of waterfalls is the most economical method known for drawing energy from the sun.
Nikola Tesla

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Emily Dickinson

There is something magical about three you know - a trio is tight and nicely economical.
Ian Williams

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
Lillian Gordy Carter
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Economical Translations

economical in Afrikaans is ekonomies
economical in Dutch is economisch
economical in Latin is parcus, insumptuosus
economical in Swedish is sparsam, ekonomisk, ekonomisk, sparsam

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