from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Time off given to an employee in place of overtime pay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. time off that is granted to a worker as compensation for working overtime
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One RAT gunner looks out to see a half a dozen seven-year-old boys, a cluster of TPs he was about to open fire on—he had been delighted that he had so many insurgents in one cluster, it would be an easy kill and his computer would rack up the credits, earning him and his driver a reward, compensatory time off or another insignia.