Definition of Timework

1. Noun. Work paid for at a rate per unit of time.

Generic synonyms: Work



Definition of Timework

1. Noun. Work that is paid at a certain rate per unit of time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timework

1. work paid for by the hour or by the day [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timework

timesuck
timesucks
timetable
timetabled
timetables
timetabling
timewarp
timewarps
timewaster
timewasters
timewasting
timewave
timewaves
timeweighted
timewise
timework (current term)
timeworker
timeworkers
timeworks
timeworn
timezone
timezones
timid
timider
timidest
timidities
timidity
timidly
timidness
timidnesses

Literary usage of Timework

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1. Industrial Democracy by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1902)
"TRADE UNIONS WHICH WILLINGLY RECOGNISE, IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS, BOTH PIECEWORK AND timework United Society of Boilermakers and Iron-shipbuilders . ..."

2. Industrial Democracy by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1902)
"TRADE UNIONS WHICH WILLINGLY RECOGNISE, IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS, BOTH PIECEWORK AND timework United Society of Boilermakers and Iron-shipbuilders . ..."

3. Germany, Present and Past by Sabine Baring-Gould (1879)
"Piecework and timework alike have their disadvantages. In timework, the master pays for the idleness of his men; in piecework, the work itself deteriorates, ..."

4. Business English by Edwin Herbert Lewis (1911)
"These boards are empowered to fix a minimum rate for timework and piecework, and any employer paying ... They fix minimum wages for timework and piecework. ..."

5. Bureau Publication ...: No. 1-4 by United States Children's Bureau (1921)
"... as co only 49.6 per cent of their timework positions, and $< 7.7 per cent of their piecework, as compared with only of their timework positions. ..."

6. Economic Development of Modern Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg (1917)
"Trade boards," says the law, " shall, ... fix minimum rates of wages for timework for their trades, . . . and may also fix general minimum rates of wages ..."

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