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motion study

Origin of motion study
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
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  • To find this "one best" method, industry has evolved a complete technique of time and motion study.

    The Knack of Managing

    Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
  • Here we note only that the task is built up of elementary units measured by motion study, time study, and micro-motion study.

  • Also motion study and time study determine exactly how a tool or a piece of equipment can best be used.

  • motion study and time study are the most efficient measuring device of the relative qualities of differing methods.

  • That is, measurements in general and motion study and time study in particular must become a matter of government investigation.

  • This motion study can be accurate and of permanent value only in so far as the divisions are final.

  • Much chagrined, I gave in, and called in the motion study engineers and set them to the task.

    City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
  • There is little so unimportant that time and motion study would not be valuable.

British Dictionary definitions for motion study

motion study

noun
1.
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