- a period or schedule during which the number of working hours is reduced: The recession has put most of the manufacturing plants on short time.
Related Words for short timemoment, second, breath, breathing, instant, shake, flash, twinkling, jiffy, crack, min, MO, sec
Examples from the Web for short time
Contemporary Examples of short time
Gov of top job creating state in US vs father of Obamacare and short-time Congresswoman from MN.The GOP’s Three to Beat
August 15, 2011
Historical Examples of short time
These have long been excellent schools; long before the days of the Short-Time.The Uncommercial Traveller
I am most grateful to you for accepting my short-time invitation.Luttrell Of Arran
Charles James Lever
This rate, the company stated, was on short-time, unsecured paper.A Stake in the Land
Peter Alexander Speek
The first step is to cool off the blood which flows to the neck and head by short-time compresses on the neck and on the cervix.Valere Aude
Finally, the international movements of gold are enormously moved by the short-time rate of interest.The Value of Money
Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
- a system of working, usually for a temporary period, when employees are required to work and be paid for fewer than their normal hours per week due to a shortage of work