short time meaning

  "short time" in a sentence
Noun: short time
  1. A period of reduced work hours

noun [U] (BrE)

(HR )

a situation in which workers work fewer hours than usual when there are not enough orders, materials, etc., so that they can keep their jobs:

Staff at the factory have been put on short time.

They have avoided redundancies by introducing short-time working.


More:   Next
  1. vermiculite tends to collapse in a short time.
  2. it disappears completely in a very short time.
  3. within a short time i will be in the chips again.
  4. she remained but a short time.
  5. each reversal appears to have taken place in a very short time.

Related Words

  1. short term meaning
  2. short term courses meaning
  3. short term memory meaning
  4. short term psychotherapy meaning
  5. short the basis meaning
  6. short title meaning
  7. short ton meaning
  8. short tusked marmoset meaning
  9. short varnish meaning
  10. short wave meaning
PC Version