Definition of Man hour

1. Noun. A time unit used in industry for measuring work.

Exact synonyms: Person Hour
Group relationships: Workday, Working Day
Generic synonyms: 60 Minutes, Hour, Hr



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Man Hour

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man boobs
man catcher
man cave
man caves
man child
man children
man crushes
man date
man day
man down
man flu
man ho
man hour (current term)
man in the moon
man in the street
man is a wolf to man
man is the measure of all things
man jack
man magnet
man of God
man of action
man of affairs
man of deeds
man of few words
man of letters
man of means

Literary usage of Man hour

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1. Principles of Industrial Organization by Dexter Simpson Kimball (1919)
"Then the expense per man-hour chargeable against any job is rr-rr- = 25 cents per man-hour 1.1 . , - i - $2500 .,- ii 10000 and the expense chargeable ..."

2. Factory Costs: A Work of Reference for Cost Accountants and Factory Managers by Frank Erastus Webner (1911)
"Diffusion of Expense on Man-Hour Basis. The author strongly advocates the man-hour basis for diffusion of indirect expense, operated as follows: In each ..."

3. Bookkeeping and Cost Accounting for Factories by William Kent (1918)
"Man-hour Method of Distribution. If the $100000 cost of direct labor in the above table represents 400000 man-hours (say an average of 160 men working 2500 ..."

4. Earthwork and Its Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1903)
"M. Ance- lin says 4^ to 9 of earth, 3 to 8 of gravel, and 2\ of mud is the average cubic yardage spread per man- hour. If the work is crowded, ..."

5. Factory Accounting by Frank Erastus Webner (1917)
"THE MAN-HOUR PLAN Under this plan the total number of direct productive hours of ... Under the man-hour system the cost of labor, from the standpoint of ..."

6. Farm Management: A Text-book for Student, Investigator, and Investor by Richard Laban Adams (1921)
"It should be worked out in terms of cents and null? per man-hour. 14. ... The hours should then be multiplied in each case by the man- hour ..."

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