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time and motion study

noun
1.
the systematic investigation and analysis of the motions and the time required to perform a specific operation or task with a view to seeking more efficient methods of production as well as setting time standards.
Also called time study, motion study.
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time and motion study

noun
1.
the analysis of industrial or work procedures to determine the most efficient methods of operation Also time and motion, time study, motion study
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