Define: Waiting Time

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Definition: Waiting Time

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Waiting time refers to the period during which either machinery or machine operators are sat idle; perhaps waiting for work, materials, or maintenance repairs.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Waiting Time. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 18, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Waiting Time. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 18, 2019).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Waiting Time are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th January 2019.