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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

Drawing is not only a way to come up with pictures: drawing is a way to educate your eye to understand visual information, organizing it into a more hierarchical way, a more economical way. When you see something, if you draw often and frequently, you examine a room very differently.
Vik Muniz

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

Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and the serious food producers do it in the most humane way possible. I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages.
Julia Child

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes.
Leslie Charteris
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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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