weather working days

weather working days
weather working days UK US noun [plural] (ABBREVIATION WWD) COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
working days on which the weather allows work to be done, often referring to the days needed for goods to be put onto or taken off a ship: »

Eighteen weather working days shall be allowed in which to deliver the cargo.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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