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figure of merit

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1. (Aeronautics) aeronautics a measure of the efficiency of a helicopter in hover
2. (Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a measure of the efficiency of a component, such as a circuit
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Noun1.figure of merit - a numerical expression representing the efficiency of a given system, material, or procedure
efficiency - the ratio of the output to the input of any system
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