What does leaner mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leanernoun

    (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake


  1. leaner

    Leaner refers to something or someone who utilizes fewer resources, such as time, money, or materials, to produce or achieve the intended results. It suggests efficiency, productivity, minimal waste or excess, and optimal performance. This term can apply to various contexts including manufacturing processes, business operations, dietary habits, or physical appearance.

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  1. Arleen

  2. Arlene

  3. learne

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leaner in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leaner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of leaner in a Sentence

  1. Rick Muncrief:

    We're a leaner organization than we were before the price crash.

  2. Mary Barra:

    Because of the actions we have been taking for several years, General Motors enters 2019 leaner, more agile and positioned to win.

  3. Carlos Jimenez:

    Every year you take out two or three people, make your business leaner.

  4. Robert Hathaway:

    I think inevitably both because of fiscal pressures and because of the nature of the warfare in Afghanistan we are going to see, a few years down the road, a smaller, leaner sleeker Afghan army, whether or not it will be a more effective army, I think, remains to be seen, but it's going to be a very, very tough slog ahead.

  5. Michael Underhill:

    Precision leads to efficiency, efficiency leads to decreased usage, decreased usage leads to decreased margins or margin compression, and that will lead to companies getting leaner and meaner.

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    like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    A disjointed
    B urban
    C witless
    D squashy

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