time study

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noun


Origin of time study

First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for time study

Historical Examples of time study

  • All the time-study in the world cannot show how much ought to be paid for a job.

  • The worker had made from $7 to $7.50 a week before a time-study was taken and the task increased.

    Making Both Ends Meet

    Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt

  • A time-study was taken from the work of a very deft young Polish girl, and from Lucia.

    Making Both Ends Meet

    Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt

  • After a time-study was taken, the task was set at six sides, and doffs as called for by a schedule.

    Making Both Ends Meet

    Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt


British Dictionary definitions for time study

time study

noun

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