man-day


man-day
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ noun (plural man-days)
1. : the labor of one man in one normal working day
2. : a unit consisting of a hypothetical average man-day

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/man"day'/, n., pl. man-days.
a unit of measurement, esp. in accountancy; based on a standard number of man-hours in a day of work.
[1920-25]

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manˈ-day noun (pl manˈ-days)
A day's work by one person
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Main Entry:man

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man-day «MAN DAY», noun.
one day of one man's work, used as a unit in figuring cost, time, or other constituent, of production.

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n. a day regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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