A classification of low priority network traffic, used especially the Internet.
Different kinds of traffic have different priorities. Videoconferencing and other types of real-time communication, for example, require a certain minimum guaranteed bandwidth and latency and so must be given a high priority. Electronic mail, on the other hand, can tolerate an arbitrarily long delay and is classified as a "best-effort" service.
[Scientific American, Nov. 1994, pp. 83-84].
I certainly prefer to write, to express myself, in Spanish, but I promise I will make my best effort.
The Governor and his party of course made their best effort to meet all this magnificence.
The other, that God does not approve of other than our best effort.
I am planning a big drama, to be called 'East and West,' and I think it will be our best effort.
For it was Ricardo's best effort in the whole of this business.
For it he had sweated and slaved; had given his best effort.
Critics consider it still his best effort in the field of romance.
"Red Gap needs your best effort," he replied in a voice that brimmed with feeling.
The leadership of these men represents the best thought and the best effort of both races in the South.
Mr. Black's roars of laughter drowned the phonograph's best effort.