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time study

noun
  1. time and motion study.
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Origin of time study

First recorded in 1925–30
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Historical Examples of time study

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

    The Settlement of Wage Disputes

    Herbert Feis

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for time study

time study

noun
  1. short for time and motion study
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