- The definition of a time study is the examination and analysis of time and motion required to complete an action.
An example of time study is the review of how long it takes to manufacture a specific product.
time study definition by Webster's New World
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study of each of the steps in an operational or production procedure and the time consumed by them, for the purpose of devising methods of increasing efficiency or productivity of workers
in full time and motion study
time study definition by American Heritage Dictionary