grunt work


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grunt work

n (US inf) → Knochenarbeit f
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Through labour leaders are not overly enthusiastic about losing members to automation, Baiden wants to completely eliminate the physical danger, dirt and grunt work from mining and transform it into a sophisticated high-tech sector.
Much of their time is consumed with "scut" work--drawing blood, chasing down X-rays, moving patients around the hospital, and other grunt work.
Her sleeping husband, Ron, gets a peck on the cheek that he probably won't remember, and then she's off to do grunt work at a local Denny's restaurant.
India, meanwhile, has evolved from maintaining legacy computer code and doing the grunt work required with Y2K compliance into a premier source of leading-edge SOA application development and business process optimization and outsourcing.
The latest entry in the SaaS cloud computing arena, Redliner goes beyond the capabilities of current online word processors, such as Google(TM) Docs, Zoho(R) Writer and Adobe(R) Buzzword(R), by removing the grunt work inherent in the document collaboration process.
Antelope Valley's system is suited for the high winds of the Antelope Valley that disrupt the passing game, and the Antelopes have worked it to perfection in recent years in large part because players like Leist have been willing to do the grunt work necessary.
Though mining automation and mechanization has gradually reduced much of the old grunt work, the physical demands of some jobs above and below ground still remain.
Nobody minds the grunt work if it's on the road to discovery," Ham says.
It may mean doing grunt work, but in order to lay the proper foundation, you need to market this image.
TEST automate our code analysis and generate the grunt work part of the unit tests so that we could focus our attention on real test-driven development.
It takes the grunt work out of the re-architecture and rewrite process, enabling clients to focus on the high level design issues.
Some racers do the grunt work to set up the top finishers.