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man-hour

(măn′our′)
n.
An industrial unit of production equal to the work one person can produce in an hour.

man-hour

n
(Units) a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour

man′-hour`



n.
a unit of measurement based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one person in an hour.
[1915–20]
Translations

man-hour

[ˈmænˌauəʳ] n (Industry) → ora di lavoro
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who was the winner in the under 250,000 man-hour category; Chris Leines, Minnesota Limited, whose company tied for first place in the 251,000-599,000 man-hour category; Herb Fluharty, representing Mears Group, Inc.
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The safety award winners, shown in the accompanying photo, are: from left to right: Sean Nicholson and Herb Fluharty with Mears/HDD LLC, winners in the over 600,000 man-hours worked category; Chris Leines of Minnesota Limited, winner in the 251,000-to 599,999-hour category; Steve Klepak of Loy Clark Pipeline Company, winner in the under 250,000 man-hour category and presenting the awards, Keith Swerdfeger, 2004 president of DCA.
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