Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.
You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
04:16 Nov 30, 2006
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO] Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing
English term or phrase:demurrage
terminology used for payment for idle time of workers
demurrage = 1 the delaying of a ship, railway wagon etc, as by failure to load, unload, or sail within the time allowed 2 the compensation paid for this (Collins Concise English Dictionary). I have not (until now) heard this used in the context of workers
Automatic update in 00:
3 hrs confidence:
Jimmy Tian China Local time: 08:40 Native speaker of: Chinese