man-hour

noun
\ ˈman-ˈau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce man-hour (audio) \

Definition of man-hour

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Man-hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man-hour. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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man-hour

noun

English Language Learners Definition of man-hour

: an hour of work done by one worker

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