Definitions for "Work"
Exertion of strength or faculties; physical or intellectual effort directed to an end; industrial activity; toil; employment; sometimes, specifically, physical labor.
The matter on which one is at work; that upon which one spends labor; material for working upon; subject of exertion; the thing occupying one; business; duty; as, to take up one's work; to drop one's work.
That which is produced as the result of labor; anything accomplished by exertion or toil; product; performance; fabric; manufacture; in a more general sense, act, deed, service, effect, result, achievement, feat.
Hence, figuratively, to be effective; to have effect or influence; to conduce.
To influence by acting upon; to prevail upon; to manage; to lead.
proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
The causing of motion against a resisting force. The amount of work is proportioned to, and is measured by, the product of the force into the amount of motion along the direction of the force. See Conservation of energy, under Conservation, Unit of work, under Unit, also Foot pound, Horse power, Poundal, and Erg.
The causing of motion against a resisting force, measured by the product of the force into the component of the motion resolved along the direction of the force.
Force times distance. Measured in footpounds and similar units. Example: Lifting a 200 ound barbell 8 feet and lifting a 400-pound barbell 4 feet each require 1,600 foot-pounds of work.
Keywords:  dough, joke, riceballs, wreak, stricken
cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
behave in a certain way when handled; "This dough does not work easily"; "The soft metal works well"
make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
The physical effort needed to perform a task.
the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it); "he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre"; "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"
operate in a certain place, area, or specialty; "She works the night clubs"; "The salesman works the Midwest"; "This artist works mostly in acrylics"
Structures in civil, military, or naval engineering, as docks, bridges, embankments, trenches, fortifications, and the like; also, the structures and grounds of a manufacturing establishment; as, iron works; locomotive works; gas works.
any discrete component of a system of fortifications, applied most often to detached defenses, to forts, or artillery strong points.
To make one's way slowly and with difficulty; to move or penetrate laboriously; to proceed with effort; -- with a following preposition, as down, out, into, up, through, and the like; as, scheme works out by degrees; to work into the earth.
To produce by slow degrees, or as if laboriously; to bring gradually into any state by action or motion.
To set in motion or action; to direct the action of; to keep at work; to govern; to manage; as, to work a machine.
a labour of love The timeless beauty, splendour and grace of the Lake District and parts of Cumbria has been captured on two new CDROMS
Work” includes practical training undertaken as part of an educational or vocational course”  (Sect. 4).
The term 'work' has a broad application including work that is carried out for labour only or substantially for labour only and work performed under piecework rate arrangements as well as under a traditional employment arrangement. 'Work' does not include genuine independent subcontracting arrangements. With regards to child employment laws, participating or assisting in a business carried on for profit is included under this definition, even where the child does not receive payment or other reward. This definition also includes work performed as a supervisor.'Work' does not include domestic chores. Work carried out as part of work experience, vocational placements, apprenticeships, traineeships and charitable collections covered by other legislation.
Keywords:  spoil, unskillful, soured, cream, throw
Manner of working; management; treatment; as, unskillful work spoiled the effect.
go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
Keywords:  guy, did, never, misterio, severn
The curse of the drinking classes. [Oscar Wilde] "... is a 4-letter word". [1968 Film] Never Work! [Guy Debord
be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
"Work, work, in order that by becoming poorer, you may have more reason to work and become miserable," writes Paul Lafargue. "Such is the inexorable law of capitalist production." Bertrand Russell writes that it is the ruling class's "desire for comfortable idleness which is historically the source of the whole gospel of work. The last thing they have ever wished is that others should follow their [idle] example." 'Nuff said. See: FREE TIME, LEISURELY, SLACKER, KILL TIME, VACATION.
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What happens when something is accomplished. It is seemingly effortless.
activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Keywords:  arrive, martini, wore, hem, guests
a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity; "work your way through every problem or task"; "She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived"; "Start from the bottom and work towards the top"
arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion; "The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times"
Keywords:  ferment, vintner, vats, liquor, oak
To ferment, as a liquid.
To cause to ferment, as liquor.
cause to undergo fermentation; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
An activity that provides funding to purchase the niceties of life... cars, computers, Internet access, and (of course!) sneakers. When work gets too intense, sometimes a trip to the gym can be helpful. Please note that I ( Charlie) do not work for an athletic shoe company
Performance of moral duties; righteous conduct.
In a pneumatic system, the incremental work performed in deforming a pressure vessel is the product of the pressure difference, DP, across the vessel times the resulting volume change, dV, i.e., dW = DPdV
A universal term used for any product of expression that might be protected by copyright law. In NCB terminology a "work" means a piece of music (with or without associated lyrics).
in copyright law, a universal phrase used for any product of expression that might be protected under copyright, including: a book, a poem, a composition, a movie, a video, an audio recording, a letter, a map, an architectural drawing, a compilation, a computer file, a computer program, an email message, a photograph, a painting, a statue, and many others, fixed in forms now known or yet to be developed.
Also Job, Career, Employment, 9 to 5. That which we must endure to support our hobby.
the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
Employment of people in jobs to make goods or services.
Keywords:  anymore, doesn't, lot, thought, won't
applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); "mastering a second language requires a lot of work"; "no schools offer graduate study in interior design"
have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
a piece of visual evidence, and if altered or falsified, will mislead as to its original essence
a visual key for the viewer to the past, translated by contemporary interpretation and set in a particular context
a natural fit for Lucent because of its long time expertise in spread spectrum technology -- the wireless architecture central to W-CDMA and other versions of CDMA
a special type of digital modulation called "Spread Spectrum"
Keywords:  tragedy, aristotle, pity, tells, fear
a tragedy, Aristotle tells us, only if it arouses pity and fear
a creation that is both physical and natural, within the bounds of mortality that even art cannot transcend
environment - A set of conditions under which people operates and include physical, social and psychological environmental factors (ISO 9000:2000). For more on the work environment see Quality System Handbook
Physical or mental activity that is actually performed and results in earned income.
When a wrestler is screwed over backstage by another they have been worked.
The foundation of a civilized, prosperous and just society; the object of decent citizens.
Keywords:  cathartic, bowels, pilot, hence, drill
Hence, in a general sense, to operate; to act; to perform; as, a machine works well.
To act or operate on the stomach and bowels, as a cathartic.
operate in or through; "Work the phones"
an abstract concept which can not exist in a model in isolation, but is only revealed when it has been actualized in some Manifestation
an abstract notion and is completely intangible
Keywords:  muslin, embroider, needle, thread, yarn
To form with a needle and thread or yarn; especially, to embroider; as, to work muslin.
use or manipulate to one's advantage; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy"
work in progress/under construction. Often added to a document that is in a very preliminary state. (The icon is based on the traffic sign of a road worker and a heap of sand. In countries where the sign is unknown or looks different, the entity may have to be displayed with a different icon.) [test: &www;
The total construction and the performance of related services required by the contract documents as signed between the contractor and company.
Keywords:  stunt, deeper, think, needs, publicity
a publicity stunt needs to think deeper
Keywords:  conceptual, item
a conceptual item, e
Keywords:  authorship, complete, fixed, form
a fixed (complete) form of authorship
a discrete part of a website which deals with a single theme, question or argument, and which is complete in itself (so that it makes sense if it is downloaded and read separately)
an answer to questions posed by a 'horizon of expectations'
give a work-out to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"
The resources expended in a project, multiplied by the duration of the project.
Keywords:  ongoing, process
an ongoing process
Keywords:  servants, hard, his, cause
cause to work; "he is working his servants hard"
a book, magazine, advertising campaign or other item, regardless of print run length or extent of distribution
Keywords:  cultivate, crops, soil, prepare, land
prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
any resource used in research, including print, electronics, interviews, and multi-media.
Keywords:  obvious, proof, someone, living, it
a proof of someone's living, and also it's their obvious "will"
a creative unit that may be encapsulated in a digital file
Keywords:  twist, break
Break; twist.
Keywords:  iron, stone, tools, improve, shape
shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
Keywords:  dressed, ore
Ore before it is dressed.
to be in radio contact or communication with another station
Keywords:  horse, training, describe, common, term
A common term to describe a horse's training.
Keywords:  mechanism, watch, moving, parts
The moving parts of a mechanism; as, the works of a watch.
Keywords:  issue, governance, business
a business governance and IT governance issue
Keywords:  machine, meanings, producing
a machine for producing meanings
Keywords:  important, life, united, part
a very important part of life in the United States
Keywords:  get, paid, activity, person
the activity a person does for which they get paid
a workout.