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time-and-motion study Syllabification: time-and-mo·tion stud·y

Definition of time-and-motion study in English:


A procedure in which the efficiency of an industrial or other operation is evaluated.
Example sentences
  • The army group undertook a time-and-motion study of the most efficient way of laying mines.
  • I say run a time-and-motion study test on them and see how they get on.
  • At the same time, time-and-motion studies were undertaken to analyse and improve efficiency.
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