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  • noun Plural form of man-year.

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Examples

  • There are more than 80 million baby boomers in the U.S. Just counting the last ten years, that totals 800 million man-years of experience, only a tiny portion of which has been tapped.

    Larry MacDonald: Why We Are the Key to Financial Recovery

  • There are more than 80 million baby boomers in the U.S. Just counting the last ten years, that totals 800 million man-years of experience, only a tiny portion of which has been tapped.

    Larry MacDonald: Why We Are the Key to Financial Recovery

  • There are more than 80 million baby boomers in the U.S. Just counting the last ten years, that totals 800 million man-years of experience, only a tiny portion of which has been tapped.

    Larry MacDonald: Why We Are the Key to Financial Recovery

  • Basically, ITAR says that everything is a weapon, and that you can go to jail for selling it overseas if you don't spend a million dollars, a year of delay, and a few man-years of labor to clear it with the State Department.

    Its Saber Rattling Time Again - NASA Watch

  • The potential lost human time — averaging on the order of 1hr or more per round trip — as a result of using public transport vs. personal transport, quickly adds up to millions of man-years for a nation.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Commuter Rail Numbers Don’t Even Work With the Supporters’ Numbers

  • There are more than 80 million baby boomers in the U.S. Just counting the last ten years, that totals 800 million man-years of experience, only a tiny portion of which has been tapped.

    Larry MacDonald: Why We Are the Key to Financial Recovery

  • He figured that by the time the computers were bought and the software had been written and tested, the survey would be short 73 man-years of people; at $60,000 a person, that came to $4.4 million.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • It can actually result in sapping a country ' s progress and development capability by attracting the best talent and wasting thousands of man-years.

    Reader Responses

  • And just happens to explain every difference in performance between themselves and the group from which they extracted a billion man-years of work, and which was then invested in their own community.

    Behavioral Modification

  • He figured that by the time the computers were bought and the software had been written and tested, the survey would be short 73 man-years of people; at $60,000 a person, that came to $4.4 million.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

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