a low-priced type of accommodation for travel, especially on an airplane.
- Economy-class syndrome
noun 1. (not in technical usage) the development of a deep-vein thrombosis in the legs or pelvis of a person travelling for a long period of time in cramped conditions
- Economy of scale
noun 1. (economics) a fall in average costs resulting from an increase in the scale of production
[ih-kon-uh-mee-sahyz] /ɪˈkɒn ə miˌsaɪz/ adjective 1. larger in size and costing less per unit of measurement than a smaller size: an economy-size box of soap flakes. 2. smaller in size and costing less: economy-size cars.
[ek-oh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee, ee-koh-] /ˌɛk oʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌi koʊ-/ noun 1. the branch of that deals with the physiological processes of organisms with respect to their environment. /ˌiːkəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of the physiology of organisms with respect to their adaptation to the environment