One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The rate of a person's progress in gaining experience or new skills.‘the latest software packages have a steep learning curve’
- ‘Since then, learning curves (also known as progress functions) have been applied to all types of work from simple tasks to complex jobs like manufacturing a Space Shuttle.’
- ‘Turf wars and learning curves influence how new technology is adopted in hospitals.’
- ‘The heuristic concept of learning curves describes cost reductions as a function of cumulative production.’
- ‘Now, let's look at the effects of this difference in learning curves.’
- ‘Plotting these production costs against units of production along a graph yields a learning curve that slopes from the upper left to the lower right.’
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