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1. A card, either filled out by an employee or stamped by a time clock, recording the employee's starting and quitting times each work day.
2. An official electronic record serving this purpose.


(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a card used with a time clock



a card for recording the time at which an employee arrives at and departs from a job.
[1870–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timecard - a card recording an employee's starting and quitting times each work daytimecard - a card recording an employee's starting and quitting times each work day
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
2.timecard - a card used with a time clock to record an employee's starting and quitting times each day
card - thin cardboard, usually rectangular


[ˈtaɪmˌkɑːd] ncartellino (di presenza)
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