time sheet


: a sheet for summarizing hours worked by each worker during a pay period
: a sheet for recording the time of arrival and departure of workers and for recording the amount of time spent on each job

Examples of time sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The trial exposed task force members operating without supervision, filing inflated time sheets that cost taxpayers oodles of money and planting evidence resulting in false charges against innocent people. Doug Colbert, Baltimore Sun, 17 Apr. 2024 Using time sheet data provided by Brookdale covering seven facilities in North Carolina, an expert for the plaintiffs found that all failed to meet the state’s clinical care staffing minimums during at least 10 percent of shifts from 2016 to 2022. Christopher Rowland, Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2024 Deters told community members at the North College Hill council meeting on March 18 that the city worked to resolve these two issues, the special revenue fund and time sheets for part-time employees, Enquirer media partner Fox19 reported. The Enquirer, 23 Mar. 2024 Drivers combined to turn 1,047 laps, with five different teams represented by the top five drivers on the time sheets. Bruce Martin, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 Is management of time sheets the most important issue facing Commissioner Richard J. Worley Jr.? Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, 24 Jan. 2024 Collins is expected to sign a two-year contract that will pay him $350,000 a year, according to his material time sheet. Ron Counts, Idaho Statesman, 25 Jan. 2024 There are still do not disturb signs, menus, folders of guest information, time sheets, crockery, and all sorts of other things among the debris. Alexander Sammon, Harper's Magazine, 25 June 2022 But on the factory floor, bosses watched employees from dawn to dusk, tracking their movements with clocks, time sheets and human timekeepers. Fred Turner, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of time sheet was in 1904

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“Time sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20sheet. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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