an agency or plant that supplies technical personnel or performs a specific function in a manufacturing process, usually on short-term temporary contracts.
- Job spill
noun any work-related task that encroaches on personal time Word Origin 2001 Usage Note slang; job-spill, adj
[johbz-teerz] /ˈdʒoʊbzˈtɪərz/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) the hard, nearly spherical bracts that surround the female flowers of an Asian grass, Coix lacryma-jobi, and which when ripe are used as beads. 2. (used with a singular verb) the grass itself. noun 1. (functioning as sing) a tropical Asian grass, Coix lacryma-jobi, cultivated for […]
noun, Printing. 1. . noun, Printing. 1. a portable, adjustable, usually metal tray that the compositor holds in one hand while placing in it type gathered with the other hand. noun 1. (printing) a metal holder of adjustable width in which a compositor sets a line of type at a time by hand; now rarely […]
/ˈdʒɒbzˌwɜːθ/ noun 1. (informal) a person in a position of minor authority who invokes the letter of the law in order to avoid any action requiring initiative, cooperation, etc