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/werrkt"up"/, adj. wrought-up. [1900-05] * * *
/werr"keuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that works. 2. a laborer or employee: steel workers. 3. a person engaged in a particular field, activity, or cause: a worker in ...
/werr"keuhr preest"/, n. (in France) a Roman Catholic priest who, in addition to his priestly duties, works part-time in a secular job. [1945-50] * * * ▪ Roman ...
(as used in expressions) foreign workers Industrial Workers of the World International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Kurdistan Workers' Party Russian Social Democratic Workers' ...
workers' compensation
workers' compensation n. 1. a government-sponsored insurance system, funded by contributions from employers, for compensating employees for injury or occupational disease ...
workers' compensation insurance
insurance required by law from employers for the protection of employees while engaged in the employer's business. [1975-80] * * *
Workers' Day
▪ holiday also called  International Workers' Day  or  May Day        day commemorating the historic struggles and gains made by workers and the labour movement, ...
Workers' Opposition
(1920–21) Group within the Soviet Union's Communist Party that championed workers' rights and trade-union control over industry. It was formed in 1919 to resist the central ...
work·ers' compensation (wûrʹkərz) n. Payments required by law to be made to an employee who is injured or disabled in connection with work. * * *
Workers’ Educational Association
➡ adult education * * *
work ethic n. A set of values based on the moral virtues of hard work and diligence. * * *
/wurk"fair'/, n. a governmental plan under which welfare recipients are required to accept public-service jobs or to participate in job training. [1965-70; WORK + (WEL)FARE] * * *
work farm n. A correctional facility that operates as a farm worked by prisoners. * * *
/werrk"floh'/, n. the flow or amount of work to and from an office, department, or employee. [1945-50; WORK + FLOW] * * *
/werrk"fohk'/, n. pl. people who work for a wage, salary, commission, etc., esp. rural or agricultural employees. Also, workfolks. [1425-75; late ME; see WORK, FOLK] * * *
workforce [wʉrk′fôrs΄] n. the total number of workers actively employed in, or available for work in, a nation, region, plant, etc.: also written work force * * * work ...
work function n. The minimum amount of energy required to remove an electron from the surface of a metal. * * *
work hardening n. The increase in strength that accompanies plastic deformation of a metal. * * *
/werrk"hawrs'/, n. 1. a horse used for plowing, hauling, and other heavy labor, as distinguished from a riding horse, racehorse, etc. 2. a person who works tirelessly at a task, ...
/werrk"hows'/, n., pl. workhouses /-how'ziz/. 1. a house of correction. 2. Brit. (formerly) a poorhouse in which paupers were given work. 3. Obs. a workshop. [bef. 1100; ME ...
workin progress
work in progress n. pl. works in progress A yet incomplete artistic, theatrical, or musical work, often made available for public viewing or listening. * * *
/werr"king/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that works. 2. operation; action: the involuted workings of his mind. 3. the process of shaping a material: The working of clay is ...
working asset
Accounting. invested capital that is comparatively liquid. [1910-15] * * *
working capital
1. the amount of capital needed to carry on a business. 2. Accounting. current assets minus current liabilities. 3. liquid capital assets as distinguished from fixed capital ...
working class
—working-class, adj. 1. those persons working for wages, esp. in manual labor. 2. the social or economic class composed of these workers. [1805-15] * * *
working day
1. the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage. 2. a day ordinarily given to working (distinguished from holiday). 3. the daily period of hours for ...
working dog
one of any of several breeds of usually large, powerful dogs originally developed to assist people in their daily work, as draft animals, guard dogs, and guide dogs, and ...
working drawing
an accurately measured and detailed drawing of a structure, machine, etc., or of any part of one, used as a guide to workers in constructing it. [1825-35] * * *
working face
Mining. face (def. 18). * * *
working fluid
Mech. a liquid or gaseous working substance. [1900-05] * * *
working girl
1. a woman who works. 2. Slang. a prostitute. [1860-65, for def. 1; 1965-70, for def. 2] Usage. See girl. * * *
working hour
work-hour. * * *
working hypothesis.
See under hypothesis (def. 1). * * *
working men’s club
n (in Britain, especially in the industrial areas of the Midlands and northern England) a club where people go after work to meet each other, drink in the bar, play games such as ...
working order
the condition of a mechanism when it is functioning properly: a stove in working order. [1835-45] * * *
working papers
1. legal papers often required for employment, as by an alien. 2. legal papers enabling a minor in the U.S. to work under certain conditions. [1925-30] * * *
working rail.
See fly rail (def. 2). * * *
working substance
a substance, usually a fluid, that undergoes changes in pressure, temperature, volume, or form as part of a process for accomplishing work. [1895-1900] * * *
working-capital fund
/werr"king kap'i tl/ a fund established to finance operating activities in an industrial enterprise. * * *
See working class. * * *
/werr"king day'/, adj. workaday; everyday. [1470-80] * * *
working capital n. 1. The assets of a business that can be applied to its operation. 2. The amount of current assets that exceeds current liabilities. * * *
working class n. The socioeconomic class consisting of people who work for wages, especially low wages, including unskilled and semiskilled laborers and their ...
working control n. The ownership of a sufficient amount of a firm's voting stock to determine corporate policy. * * *
working day n. A workday. * * *
working dog n. Any of various breeds of dogs developed or trained to do useful work, such as herding animals, pulling wagons or sleds, or guarding property. * * *
working fluid n. A working substance that is a fluid. * * *
working girl n. 1. A young woman who works. 2. Slang. A woman prostitute. * * *
/werr"king man'/, n., pl. workingmen. a man of the working class; a man, whether skilled or unskilled, who earns his living at some manual or industrial work. [1630-40; WORKING + ...
Workingmen's Party
First labour-oriented U.S. political party. It was formed in Philadelphia (1828) and New York (1829) by craftsmen, skilled journeymen, and reformers who demanded a 10-hour ...
working papers pl.n. Legal documents certifying the right to employment of a minor or alien. * * *
/werr"king perr'seuhn/, n. a workingman or workingwoman. Usage. See -person. * * *
working storage n. The section of computer storage reserved for data to be temporarily stored during the running of a program. * * *
working substance n. A substance, such as a fluid, used to effect a thermodynamic or other change in a system. * * *
▪ England, United Kingdom       town and port in Allerdale district, administrative county of Cumbria, historic county of Cumberland, northwestern England, on the ...
/werr"king woom'euhn/, n., pl. workingwomen. a woman who is regularly employed. [1850-55; WORKING + WOMAN] Usage. See -woman. * * *
workload [wʉrk′lōd΄] n. the amount of work assigned for completion within a given period of time * * * work·load (wûrkʹlōd') n. 1. The amount of work assigned to or ...
/werrk"meuhn/, n., pl. workmen. 1. a man employed or skilled in some form of manual, mechanical, or industrial work. 2. a male worker. [bef. 900; ME werkman, OE weorcman. See ...
/werrk"meuhn luyk'/, adj. 1. like or befitting a workman. 2. skillful; well executed: a workmanlike piece of writing. Also, workmanly. [1400-50; late ME werkmanlike. See WORKMAN, ...
/werrk"meuhn ship'/, n. 1. the art or skill of a workman or workwoman. 2. the quality or mode of execution, as of a thing made. 3. the product or result of labor and skill; work ...
workmen's compensation
workmen's compensation n. WORKERS' COMPENSATION * * *
workmen's compensation insurance
See workers' compensation insurance. [1915-20] * * *
work·men's compensation (wûrkʹmənz) n. Workers' compensation. * * *
workmen’s comp
➡ workmen’s compensation * * *
workmen’s compensation
(also infml workmen’s comp) n [U] (in the US) payments made to a person who is injured while at work or who becomes ill because of his work. To protect their workers, employers ...
workof art
work of art n. pl. works of art 1. A product of the fine arts, especially a painting or sculpture. 2. Something likened to a fine artistic work, as by reason of beauty or ...
/werrk"owt'/, n. 1. a trial or practice session in athletics, as in running, boxing, or football. 2. a structured regime of physical exercise: She goes to the gym for a workout ...
/werrk"pee'peuhl/, n.pl. people employed at work or labor; workers; employees. [1700-10; WORK + PEOPLE] * * *
/werrk"pees'/, n. a piece of work being machined. [1925-30; WORK + PIECE] * * *
/werrk"plays"/, n. 1. a person's place of employment. 2. any or all places where people are employed: a bill to set safety standards for the workplace. [1820-30; WORK + PLACE] * ...
/werrk"print'/, n. Motion Pictures. the first positive print of a film, assembled from the dailies: used in the editing process. [1935-40; WORK + PRINT] * * *
work release n. A correctional program under which prisoners are permitted employment outside a prison while serving their sentences.   workʹ-re·lease' (wûrkʹrĭ-lēs') ...
/werrk"roohm', -room'/, n. a room in which work is carried on. [1820-30; WORK + ROOM] * * *
works council
Chiefly Brit. 1. an elected body of employee representatives that deals with management regarding grievances, working conditions, wages, etc. 2. a joint council or committee ...
Works Progress Administration
(abbr the WPA) a US government programme (1935–43) established by President Franklin D Roosevelt as part of his New Deal(1). Its name was later changed to the Works Projects ...
work sheet or work·sheet (wûrkʹshēt') n. 1. A sheet of paper on which work records are kept. 2. A sheet of paper on which preliminary notes or computations are set down. * * *
/werrk"shop'/, n. 1. a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, esp. mechanical work, is carried on. 2. a seminar, discussion group, or the like, that emphasizes exchange ...
/wawrk"shop'euhr/, n. Informal. a person who has a workshop, esp. in a home, for working with tools, usually as a hobby. [WORKSHOP + -ER1] * * *
work song n. A song sung to accompany work, typically having a steady rhythm. * * *
▪ England, United Kingdom       town, Bassetlaw district, administrative and historic county of Nottinghamshire, England. It lies along the Chesterfield Canal close to ...
/wawrk"spays'/, n. space used or required for one's work, as in an office or home. [1955-60; WORK + SPACE] * * *
workstation [wʉrk′stā΄shən] n. 1. a person's work area, including furniture, appliances, etc.; often, specif., such an area with a terminal or personal computer 2. a ...
work stoppage n. A cessation of work by a group of employees as a means of protest. * * *
/werrk"tay'beuhl/, n. a table with a work surface, often with drawers. [1790-1800; WORK + TABLE] * * *
workto rule
work to rule n. A job action in which employees do no more than the minimum required by the rules of a workplace in order to cause a slowdown.   workʹ-to-ruleʹ ...
Worku, Daniachew
▪ Ethiopian writer born 1936, Addis Ababa, Eth. died 1994/95       Ethiopian writer of drama, fiction, poetry, and literary history, best known outside Ethiopia for his ...
/werrk"up'/, n. 1. a thorough medical diagnostic examination including laboratory tests and x-rays. 2. a tentative plan or proposal. [1935-40; n. use of v. phrase work up] * * *
/werrk"week'/, n. the total number of regular working hours or days in a week. [1920-25; WORK + WEEK] * * *
/werrk"woom'euhn/, n., pl. workwomen. 1. a female worker. 2. a woman employed or skilled in some manual, mechanical, or industrial work. [1520-30; WORK + WOMAN] Usage. See ...

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