timework
noun Date: 1829 work paid for at a standard rate for the hour or the day • timeworker noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • timework — [tīm′wʉrk΄] n. work paid for by the hour or day: cf. PIECEWORK timeworker n …   English World dictionary

  • timework — timeworker, n. /tuym werrk /, n. work done and paid for by the hour or day. Cf. piecework. [1820 30; TIME + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • timework — noun Work that is paid at a certain rate per unit of time …   Wiktionary

  • timework — n. work for which one earns an hourly or daily wage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • timework — time•work [[t]ˈtaɪmˌwɜrk[/t]] n. work done and paid for by the hour or day Compare piecework • Etymology: 1820–30 time′work er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • timework — noun work paid for at a rate per unit of time • Hypernyms: ↑work * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : work paid for at a standard rate for the hour or the day compare piecework * * * timeworker, n. /tuym werrk /, n. work done and paid for by the hour or day.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • timeworker — noun see timework …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • timeworker — See timework. * * * …   Universalium

  • piecework — pieceworker, n. /pees werrk /, n. work done and paid for by the piece. Cf. timework. [1540 50; PIECE + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • piecework — piece•work [[t]ˈpisˌwɜrk[/t]] n. bus work done and paid for by the piece Compare timework • Etymology: 1540–50 piece′work er, n …   From formal English to slang

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