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STANDARD TIME [3 records]

Record 1 2011-02-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Corporate Management (General)
  • Management Control
DEF

The number of hours established as the norm for producing a given quantity of goods or providing a particular service.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion de l'entreprise (Généralités)
  • Contrôle de gestion
DEF

Nombre d'heures qui, selon des normes établies d'avance, est requis pour la fabrication d'un produit ou la prestation d'un service.

Spanish

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Record 2 2008-04-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Metrology and Units of Measure
  • Chronology
  • Mathematical Geography
DEF

The time of a region or country that is established by law or general usage as civil time.

OBS

Standard time in time zones was instituted in the U.S. and Canada by the railroads on November 18, 1883. Prior to that, time of day was a local matter, and most cities and towns used some form of local solar time, maintained by a well-known clock (on a church steeple, for example, or in a jeweler's window).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Unités de mesure et métrologie
  • Chronologie
  • Géographie mathématique
DEF

Temps unique prescrit par la loi dans un pays ou dans une région et correspondant au temps civil d'un méridien donné.

OBS

[Le temps légal] correspond généralement au temps du fuseau traversant ou contenant le pays ou la région.

Spanish

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Record 3 1986-03-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Work Study

French

Domaine(s)
  • Étude du travail
DEF

Quotient de l'unité de temps par le temps alloué ou standard.

Spanish

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