Definition of methods–time in English:

methods–time

adjective

  • Attributive In work study: designating or relating to the analysis of manual operations into their basic component motions with a view to establishing standards regarding the time needed for performing them, especially in "methods–time measurement" (abbreviated MTM).

Origin

1940s. From the plural of method + time [interjection, conjunction].

Pronunciation

methods–time

/ˌmɛθədz ˈtʌɪm/