man–hour

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noun \ˈman-ˈau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of man–hour

  1. :  a unit of one hour's work by one person that is used especially as a basis for cost accounting and wages

First Known Use of man–hour

1912


MAN–HOUR Defined for English Language Learners

man-hour

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Definition of man–hour for English Language Learners

  • : an hour of work done by one worker

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