labor performed, as by maintenance and clerical workers, that is not considered in computing costs per unit of production.
- Indirect labour
noun 1. (commerce) work done in administration and sales rather than in the manufacturing of a product Compare direct labour (sense 1)
noun 1. reflected or diffused light, used especially in interiors to avoid glare or shadows. noun 1. reflected or diffused light from a concealed source
[in-duh-rekt, -dahy-] /ˌɪn dəˈrɛkt, -daɪ-/ adjective 1. not in a direct course or path; deviating from a straight line; roundabout: an indirect course in sailing. 2. coming or resulting otherwise than directly or immediately, as effects or consequences: an indirect advantage. 3. not direct in action or procedure: His methods are indirect but not dishonest. […]
- Indirect nuclear division
indirect nuclear division n. See mitosis.