a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
working(a), on the job(p)(adj)
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"
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"
adopted as a temporary basis for further work
"a working draft"; "a working hypothesis"
running(a), operative, functional, working(a)(adj)
(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
"in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"
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"
The action of the verb work.
Method of operation.
To become full of a vegetable substance.
That is or are functioning.
a working ventilator
That suffices but requires additional work.
a working copy of the script
In paid employment.
Of or relating to employment.
the working week
Enough to allow one to use something.
a working knowledge of computers
a & n. from Work
Working is a musical with a book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, music by Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, and James Taylor, and lyrics by Schwartz, Carnelia, Grant, Taylor, and Susan Birkenhead. The musical is based on the Studs Terkel book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do, which has interviews with people from different regions and occupations.
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Rank popularity for the word 'working' in Nouns Frequency: #1000
Rank popularity for the word 'working' in Adjectives Frequency: #218
The numerical value of working in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of working in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
When you watch a show on regular TV and it’s over, you have to wait until next week to see the next episode, just like when you go to the gym, you stop working out when your body has had enough; the dumbbells aren’t egging you on to do more.
Especially in low - and middle-income countries with really high preterm birth rates and huge neonatal mortality rates, one of the biggest problems is, there is no ultrasound, and women are not empowered to keep track of their last menstrual cycle. It's often taboo to keep track of or talk about your period, that is one of the biggest problems we have worldwide, and lots of folks have been working on trying to find another way -- ideally an inexpensive test -- to figure out what the gestational age is for any given pregnancy.
If you look at those working in progressive politics now, the older ones came in after [Democratic nominee] George McGovern’s campaign in ’72, mcGovern lost, but he galvanized a whole generation of Democratic and progressive activists who are still involved in politics even now. I think you’ll see the same with Bernie Sanders.
We work all year for this period of time, when we're working around the clock to bring in a successful harvest, most of our success in 2021 is determined by how successful we are during these six weeks, the end of September and October.
It's pretty simple the role that he fills : He is the return of the Democratic Party to really being the champion of the people. Not Wall Street, not Silicon Valley, not any corporate interest -- but really fighting for working people in every community.
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