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Princeton's WordNet

  1. works, workingsnoun

    the internal mechanism of a device

  2. working, workingsnoun

    a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

Wiktionary

  1. workingsnoun

    The internal mechanism of some device

  2. workingsnoun

    The parts of a quarry or mine that are being (or has been) worked

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  1. workings

    "Workings" generally refers to the manner in which something functions or operates. It may also denote the internal, basic, or detailed processes, mechanisms, or procedures within a system, organization, machine, or concept. It can also refer to activities or measures performed to achieve a particular outcome.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of workings in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of workings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of workings in a Sentence

  1. Hans Jaeckel:

    In a mechanical sense, Grexit would disturb the workings and the structure of the European Union more (than Brexit), but for the spirit and future perspective and meaningfulness of the European Union, Brexit is the bigger risk.

  2. Howard Witt:

    The addition of Marc Short, a senior Trump Administration official with intimate knowledge of interactions between White House and Congress, deepens our scholarly inquiries into the workings of the American presidency. And Marc Short presence reinforces our commitment to nonpartisan and bipartisan dialogue among scholars and practitioners of good will who may nevertheless hold strongly opposing personal political viewpoints, moreover, Marc Short can offer insights into the Trump Administration that are not currently available to our scholars or the public at large.

  3. Marianne Baker:

    In all my years working for Senator Vice President Biden, I never once witnessed, or heard of, or received, any reports of inappropriate conduct, period -- not from Ms. Tara Reade, not from anyone. I have absolutely no knowledge or memory of Ms. Reade's accounting of events, which would have left a searing impression on me as a woman professional, and as a manager, these clearly false allegations are in complete contradiction to both the inner workings of our Senate office and to the man I know and worked so closely with for almost two decades.

  4. Zachory Berta-Thompson:

    We finally have a target to point our telescopes at, and [can] dig much deeper into the workings of a rocky exoplanet, and what makes it tick, this planet is going to be a favorite target of astronomers for years to come.

  5. Marianne Baker:

    In all my years working for Senator Biden, I never once witnessed, or heard of, or received, any reports of inappropriate conduct, period -- not from Ms. Reade, not from anyone. I have absolutely no knowledge or memory of Ms. Reade's accounting of events, which would have left a searing impression on me as a woman professional, and as a manager, these clearly false allegations are in complete contradiction to both the inner workings of our Senate office and to the man I know and worked so closely with for almost two decades.

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