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Princeton's WordNet

  1. work-inverb

    occasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory

  2. work inverb

    add by mixing or blending on or attaching

    "work in the butter and the dough will get the right consistency"; "In his speech, the presidential candidate worked in a lot of learned words"


  1. work in

    A work-in is a form of direct action under which workers whose jobs are under threat resolve to remain in their place of employment and to continue producing, without pay. Their intention is usually to show that their place of work still has long-term viability or that it can be effectively self-managed by the workers.


  1. work in

    Work in physics refers to the transfer of energy from one object to another through force. It is measured as a product of the force applied on an object and the displacement of the object due to this force in the direction of the force. The standard unit for work in the International System of Units (SI) is the joule (J). It can be positive, negative, or zero depending on the direction of force and displacement.

Editors Contribution

  1. work in

    Action form of the word work.

    The work in the farm tearooms daily together with love and passion for people, sharing and the collective good of the community.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 29, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of work in in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of work in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of work in in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Miller:

    There are some rotten people that work in the department that need to be fired, not protected.

  2. Nancy Mace:

    Working to protect the Constitution and due process has been a cornerstone of my work in Congress. Speaker Kevin McCarthy made his commitment today that I will lead the effort to amend the House Rules to provide due process and prevent the politicizing of committee removals in the future.

  3. Braxton Burmeister:

    I ’m not used to sliding, i have n’t really thought about sliding until this year. It’s definitely a work in progress, and there are definitely some situations where I can be more aware and get down earlier, but also get as many yards as I can.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    This time it was a heavy dispute about a topic that is also very emotional. But I firmly expect and I'll do my part to ensure that we do our government work in a good way, and not only now but also in the coming years.

  5. Gary Bettman:

    That is a work in progress influenced largely by what we’re hearing from the medical experts, cOVID is going through a second wave, which could be worse than the first wave... we are taking our time and making sure, as we look to ways to move forward, we are focused on health and safety and doing the right things.


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