Definition of straight time in English:

straight time

Syllabification: straight time


chiefly US
  • Normal working hours, paid at a regular rate.
    More 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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