ergonomics Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ergonomics" in British English

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ergonomicsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɜː.ɡəˈnɒm.ɪks/  us   /ˌɝː.ɡəˈnɑː.mɪks/
the ​scientificstudy of ​people and ​theirworkingconditions, ​especially done in ​order to ​improveeffectiveness: A ​specialist in ergonomics will ​work with the ​teamdesigning the ​productionline in ​our new ​factory. The ergonomics of the new ​officefurniture have ​reducedeyestrain and back ​problems among the ​computerusers.
ergonomic
adjective uk   /-ˈnɒm.ɪk/  us   /-ˈnɑː.mɪk/
ergonomic ​design/​features
ergonomically
adverb uk   /-ˈnɒm.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈnɑː.mɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of ergonomics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ergonomics" in Business English

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ergonomicsnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌɜːɡəˈnɒmɪks/
the ​study of the ​design of furniture or ​equipment and the way this affects people's ​ability to ​workeffectively: Our ​designs are the ​result of extensive ​research, and ​combinefunctionality and ergonomics.
(Definition of ergonomics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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