a & n.1.a & n. from Work.
The word must cousin be to the working.
- Chaucer.
Working beam
See Beam, n. 10.
Working class
the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it for support; laborers; operatives; - chiefly used in the plural.
Working day
See under Day, n.
Working drawing
a drawing, as of the whole or part of a structure, machine, etc., made to a scale, and intended to be followed by the workmen. Working drawings are either general or detail drawings.
Working house
a house where work is performed; a workhouse.
Working point
(Mach.) that part of a machine at which the effect required; the point where the useful work is done.
Noun1.working - a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
Synonyms: workings
Adj.1.working - actively engaged in paid work; "the working population"; "the ratio of working men to unemployed"; "a working mother"; "robots can be on the job day and night"
Synonyms: on the job
2.working - adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something; "the party has a working majority in the House"; "a working knowledge of Spanish"
3.working - adopted as a temporary basis for further work; "a working draft"; "a working hypothesis"
4.working - (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"
5.working - serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity; "discussed the working draft of a peace treaty"; "they need working agreements with their neighbor states on interstate projects"
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