man-hour

noun \ ˈman-ˈau̇(-ə)r \

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

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  • : an hour of work done by one worker


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