ergonomic ergonomic  /ˌɜr ɡə ˈnɑ mɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to ergonomics

Usage(s):

  1. The iPhone is a typical piece of Ive design: an austere, abstract, platonic-looking form that somehow also manages to feel warm and organic and ergonomic.
  2. The home- and office-furnishings company spent more than three years collaborating with New Zealand--based Formway Design to produce this new ergonomic chair.
  3. Function aside, pamphlets touted the ergonomic design of check-in desks and the choice of sinks in the washroom facilities.

News

  1. High heels can trip over workers’ rights

    There’s a movement to make offices provide ergonomic chairs to protect workers’ backs, writes Froma Harrop. Shouldn’t there be one to free female servers from walking all day on foot-deforming high heels?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. HP ZR2330w

    The HP ZR2330w is a versatile 23-inch business monitor offering solid IPS color quality, wide viewing angles, and an ergonomic stand.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PC Magazine

  3. Plastic Coupling provides drip-free, reliable connections.

    Featuring ergonomic thumb latch, NS1 Series quick disconnect coupling provides secure, reliable connect and disconnect. Non-spill shutoff valves ensure drip-free disconnects, and drybreak style design minimizes air inclusion. Connection can be made with minimal alignment and allows tubing to rotate freely without kinking/twisting. Constructed from polypropylene and PEEK® materials for strength ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "The inspiration for the new design came from thinking about a sleeker, leaner, tougher Iron Man," explained Fraction. "If technology is increasingly getting smaller and lighter it seems like the Iron Man should do the same: ergonomic and...
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Matt Fraction Source: MTV.com

  2. "It has been a good two days," said Richards. "We have discovered some ergonomic issues with my car that we will address, but aside from those it was a very productive and encouraging two-day test. The team has developed two fast and reliable...
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Jim Richards Source: New Zealand Herald

  3. "Ergonomic-related injuries, or musculoskeletal disorders, account for over 40 per cent of all lost-time injuries," said Peters, speaking at Ryerson University's George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, "We are making progress in our...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Steve Peters Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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