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v. e·con·o·mized, e·con·o·miz·ing, e·con·o·miz·es
1. To practice economy, as by avoiding waste or reducing expenditures.
2. To make economical use of something: "The best that can be said for this method is that it economizes on thought" (Christopher Hitchens).
To use or manage with thrift: the need to economize scarce energy resources.

e·con′o·miz′er n.


(ɪˈkɒnəˌmaɪzə) or


1. (Mechanical Engineering) a device that uses the waste heat from a boiler flue to preheat the feed water
2. a person or thing that economizes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.economizer - a frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste
saver - someone who saves (especially money)
stinter - an economizer who stints someone with something
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The upgrades included: a new HVAC unit and economizer, which will increase total cooling output; new, cooler LED stage lighting that will generate less heat as wasted energy; and improved airflow to let excess heat from inside the venue escape more easily.
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