These ores were worked by the ancients, but so inefficiently that their spoilheaps can be smelted again with profit.
He rebuilt the temple of Assur at Nineveh, and a palace for himself now covered by the Nebi-Yunus mound and so inefficiently explored.
A heater that is too big or too small will run inefficiently.
If an operating system is programmed inefficiently or hurriedly, viruses will enter the phone or simple frustration from lack of functionality can set in.
In the intermittent system the waste heat can, it is true, be utilized either for raising steam (but inefficiently and inconveniently, because of the intermittency), or by a regenerative method like the Siemens, Fig.
opposes new incinerators because they encourage waste, use resources and energy inefficiently and can produce harmful toxins.
Do n't overstock your fridge - it makes it work inefficiently.
In 1654, observing that the admeasurement and division of the lands forfeited in 1641 and granted to the soldiers had been "most inefficiently and absurdly managed," he entered into a contract to execute a fresh survey, which he completed in thirteen months.'
We apply inefficient agricultural techniques to grow and harvest them, and then we inefficiently distribute them.
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