Definition of learning curve in English:

learning curve

Syllabification: learn·ing curve


  • The rate of a person’s progress in gaining experience or new skills: the latest software packages have a steep learning curve
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    • The heuristic concept of learning curves describes cost reductions as a function of cumulative production.
    • Turf wars and learning curves influence how new technology is adopted in hospitals.
    • 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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