Pertaining to the household; domestic.
Relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs.
of or pertaining to the national or regional economy; relating to political economy; relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to the production or consumption of goods and services of a nation or region; as, economic growth; economic purposes; economical truths; an economic downturn.
Regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end.
profitable. Opposite of uneconomic.
financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
ee-koh-NOM-ihk) The point at which a pest infestation can longer be controlled while retaining profitability. OR. At which point a pest infestation becomes bad enough to begin negatively affecting the crop to the degree that it will diminish its salability.
Whether something can be produced profitably.
Managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits.
Managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; using the minimum of time or effort or resources required for effectiveness; frugal; -- said of acts; saving; as, an economical use of money or of time; an economic use of home heating oil.
avoiding waste; as, an economical meal. Opposite of wasteful.
using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"