Definitions

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  • adjective Of or relating to the science of ergonomics
  • adjective Designed for comfort or to minimize fatigue

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  • adjective of or relating to ergonomics

Etymologies

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Dated 1950 CE; ergo- + -nomy + -ic, from Ancient Greek: ἔργον (ergon, "work") and νομός (nomós, "distribution").

Examples

  • Just looking at the picture one can practically feel oneself gently boinging up and down in ergonomic bliss.

    Matt Chapman | Inhabitat

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a lengthy set of so-called ergonomic regulations that were designed to lessen the dangers of MSD.

    t r u t h o u t

  • Now they have this 'ergonomic' crap design, idk, but it just sucks and the wings don't stick at all and the pad moves around.

    It gets to me every time

  • Claire Thompson, a workplace productivity consultant, says amenities that improve employee health, such as ergonomic goodies, can have a dramatic effect.

    The Best Workplace Luxuries Anywhere

  • Claire Thompson, a workplace productivity consultant, says amenities that improve employee health, such as ergonomic goodies, can have a dramatic effect.

    The Best Workplace Luxuries Anywhere

  • Claire Thompson, a workplace productivity consultant, says amenities that improve employee health, such as ergonomic goodies, can have a dramatic effect.

    The Best Workplace Luxuries Anywhere

  • The use of the word "ergonomic" to describe that lazily contrived squarish combination of fabrics with one inch unpadded shoulder cutting straps upsets me.

    Beaching and Moaning: Non-necessity is the Mother of Reinvention

  • From the start the oval lozenge shaped pads of this chair design defined the image of an "ergonomic" office chair that still persists today.

    ergon chair, task chair history 3

  • From hiking boots to beach sandals, even the more specialist items such as ergonomic running shoes and walking boots.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • From hiking boots to beach sandals, even the more specialist items such as ergonomic running shoes and walking boots.

    onshoes.com Gives Consumers a Wider Choice of Shoes

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