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straight time Syllabification: straight time

Definition of straight time in English:


chiefly US
Normal working hours, paid at a regular rate.
Example sentences
  • The plant does 45 jobs an hour with a 300,000 annual straight-time capacity.
  • In 2003, including an estimate for overseas output aimed at North America, there was straight-time capacity for 1.496 million minivans.
  • The industry overall will have straight-time capacity of 18.4 million units by 2009.
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