from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A slip of paper with printed headings or columns and blank spaces, on which workmen in a shop or factory may fill in the number of hours they have worked and the jobs or orders on which they have been employed. These are collected and handed to the time-keeper and cost-clerk.
- n. The sheet summarized from these slips (def. 1.) on which the amount and kinds of work done on any job or order are brought together for computing cost.
- n. The blank on which the time-keeper records the hours per week of work done by each workman, for use in making up a weekly pay-roll.
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