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time standard

[′tīm ‚stan·dərd]
(horology)
A recurring phenomenon, used as a reference for establishing a unit of time; the presently accepted standard is the second, defined to be 9,192,631,770 transitions between two specified hyperfine levels of the atom of cesium-133.
(industrial engineering)
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Eurofounds new report Working time developments in the 21stcentury suggests that if working time standards are mainly left to legislation or to be set unilaterally by employers, people will still tend to work longer hours.
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The following time standards are hereby established as a presumptively reasonable time period for the completion of cases in the trial and appellate courts of this state.
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The MTM Association also will distribute this new module to other companies who are legally authorized to use and support the MTM time standards.
The CON-WAY components are known for the superior transit time standards they set and their consistent conformance to those standards," said Bryan Millican, executive vice president, sales and marketing for CON-WAY.
BUSINESS WIRE)--June 17, 1996--Leveraging its decades of experience in quartz technology and cesium time standards, Hewlett-Packard Company today introduces an affordable line of network timing and synchronization solutions.