[ef-ert] /ˈɛf ərt/ noun 1. exertion of physical or mental power: It will take great effort to achieve victory. 2. an earnest or strenuous attempt: an effort to keep to the schedule. 3. something done by exertion or hard work: I thought it would be easy, but it was an effort. 4. an achievement, as […]
- Effort adjustment factor
programming (EAF) A term used in COCOMO to calculate a cost driver attribute’s effect on a project. It is the product of the effort multipliers corresponding to each of the cost drivers for the project. (1996-05-29)
- Effort bargain
noun 1. a bargain in which the reward to an employee is based on the effort that the employee puts in
[ef-ert-fuh l] /ˈɛf ərt fəl/ adjective 1. marked by or exertion; labored.
[ef-ert-lis] /ˈɛf ərt lɪs/ adjective 1. requiring or involving no ; displaying no signs of ; easy: an effortless writing style. /ˈɛfətlɪs/ adjective 1. requiring or involving little effort; easy 2. (archaic) making little effort; passive adj. 1801, “passive,” from effort + -less. Meaning “easy” is from 1831. Related: Effortlessly; effortlessness.