man-hour

man-hour

[man-ouuhr, -ou-er]
noun
a unit of measurement, especially in accountancy, based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one person in an hour. Abbreviation: man-hr

Origin:
1915–20

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man of the hour

noun
1.
a man who is honored by a group.
2.
a man who is currently the most important or most admired.
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man-hour
 
n
a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour

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