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Definition of ergonomics noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ergonomics

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌərɡəˈnɑmɪks//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the study of working conditions, especially the design of equipment and furniture, in order to help people work more efficiently There is a need for formal ergonomics in any design where the designer himself is not an experienced user.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ergonomics