time sheet


a sheet or card recording the hours worked by an employee, made especially for payroll purposes.

Origin of time sheet

First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for time sheet

  • Once on, he breathes more freely, for neglect of the time-sheet is a terrible thing, and involves a fine.

    Nights in London|Thomas Burke
  • A new volume was issued at occasional intervals, a supplementary monthly time-sheet serving to keep the book up to date.

  • The loves and hates, the battles and deaths of these stone-axe folk occurred but yesterday in the time-sheet of the waste places.

    Dust of the Desert|Robert Welles Ritchie

British Dictionary definitions for time sheet

time sheet


a card on which are recorded the hours spent working by an employee or employees
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