What does labor-intensive mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. labor-intensive, labour-intensive(adj)

    requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital

    "cottage industries are labor intensive"


  1. labor-intensive(Adjective)

    Requiring a great deal of work, especially physical and manual effort.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of labor-intensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of labor-intensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jill Carey Hall:

    Given that the sector is labor intensive there could be concerns about this hurting margins.

  2. Brendan Dwyer:

    A lot of math, statistics, dispensed through the mail. It was very labor intensive. ... It wasn't customizable.

  3. Amy Yorke:

    What we experience early in our life does have an impact in how we perform later in life, Men that tend to have more labor-intensive jobs tend to have less grip strength later in life.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    I feel confident that I'm never going to have a plane with my name on it, how do you run a grassroots campaign? It's very time intensive. It's labor intensive. You don't do it sitting back in the easy chair. You don't do it from a TV studio in Manhattan.

  5. Tara Reed:

    I’d started to get interested in fine art, and it struck me how annoying and labor-intensive it would be to find art I liked for my new place, for food, music, fashion, movies, I could just tap an app and get a personal recommendation. But the fine-art world hadn’t caught up to that.

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