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man-day

(măn′dā′)
n.
An industrial unit of production equal to the work one person can produce in a day.
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man-day

n
(Banking & Finance) a day regarded as the number of hours work one person can complete in a day
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man′-day′



n., pl. man-days.
a unit of measurement based on a standard number of man-hours in a day of work.
[1920–25]
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man-day

nManntag m
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