a card for recording the time at which an employee arrives at and departs from a job.

Origin of timecard

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; time + card1
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Historical Examples of timecard

  • I found the best way of solving the puzzle was to consult the timecard.

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    Irvin S. Cobb

British Dictionary definitions for timecard



a card used with a time clock
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