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stretchout

or stretch-out

[ strech-out ]
/ ˈstrɛtʃˌaʊt /
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noun
a deliberate extension of time for meeting a production quota.
a method of labor management by which employees do additional work without a commensurate increase in wages.
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Origin of stretchout

First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase stretch out
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