- (of methods, devices, etc.) reducing the time spent or required to do something.
Origin of timesaving
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Examples from the Web for time-saving
It was brief and cryptic, for Mr. Hurd's notes were as time-saving as his speech.May Iverson's Career
It is, however, mainly as a labor- and time-saving device that the new plan is advocated.Auction of To-day
Milton C. Work
For use round the Hut, in thick drifts, the combination of helmet and blouse was handy and time-saving.The Home of the Blizzard
Its place has been taken by simple, compact, time-saving statements, often printed but not delivered.
One overworked matron of my acquaintance has perfected an ingenious and time-saving combination.The Ways of Men
- shortening the length of time required for an operation, activity, etc
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