Associations to the word «Working»

Pictures for the word «Working»


WORKING, noun. (usually plural) Operation; action.
WORKING, noun. Method of operation.
WORKING, noun. Fermentation.
WORKING, noun. (of bodies of water) Becoming full of a vegetable substance.
WORKING, verb. Present participle of work
WORKING, adjective. That is or are functioning.
WORKING, adjective. That suffices but requires additional work.
WORKING, adjective. In paid employment.
WORKING, adjective. Of or relating to employment.
WORKING, adjective. Enough to allow one to use something.
WORKING ANIMAL, noun. An animal which is kept mainly to do muscular work, such as a draft horse, not mainly as a pet nor for its produce
WORKING BLUE, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of work blue
WORKING CAPITAL, noun. (business) (accounting) A financial metric that is a measure of current assets of a business that exceeds its liabilities and can be applied to its operation
WORKING CLASS, noun. The social class of those who perform physical work for a living, as opposed to the professional or middle class, the upper class, or others.
WORKING CLASS, adjective. Alternative spelling of working-class
WORKING CLASSES, noun. Plural of working class
WORKING CONDITIONS, noun. The environment in which one works, as influenced by factors such as cleanliness, lighting, equipment, paid overtime, uniforms, access to amenities, etc.
WORKING DAY, noun. Those days of a week on which work is done. The five working days in many countries are usually Monday to Friday (and are defined as such in official and legal usage even though many people work on weekends).
WORKING DAY, noun. The part of a day in which work is done; the number of hours one must work per day for a specified wage.
WORKING DAYS, noun. Plural of working day
WORKING DEFINITION, noun. A definition that is chosen for an occasion and may not fully conform with established or authoritative definitions. Not knowing of established definitions would be grounds for selecting or devising a working definition.
WORKING DEFINITION, noun. A definition being developed; a tentative definition that can be tailored to create an authoritative definition.
WORKING DOG, noun. Any breed of dog developed primarily to assist humans in performing tasks, such as farming, controlling livestock, law enforcement, or assisting the blind.
WORKING DOGS, noun. Plural of working dog
WORKING END, noun. (rope) The end of a rope that is used to make a knot.
WORKING ENDS, noun. Plural of working end
WORKING FAMILY, noun. A family in the working class.
WORKING FARM, noun. A farm whose agricultural land and buildings are in active use for crop production and/or the raising of livestock.
WORKING GIRL, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) A prostitute.
WORKING GIRL, noun. (uncommon) A young woman who works.
WORKING GIRLS, noun. Plural of working girl
WORKING GROUP, noun. An interdisciplinary collaboration of researchers working on new research activities that would be difficult to develop under traditional funding mechanisms, such as federal agencies.
WORKING GROUP, noun. Any more or less formal team working for joint purpose.
WORKING KNOWLEDGE, noun. A knowledge of how to make something work without any deeper understanding of why it works, or of how to fix it if it breaks.
WORKING MAJORITIES, noun. Plural of working majority
WORKING MAJORITY, noun. (politics) A majority big enough for the party or faction in power to carry through most of its legislative programme without the risk of parliamentary defeat.
WORKING MASS, noun. (aerospace) The total mass of the burnt fuel etc. ejected from a rocket to provide thrust
WORKING ON, verb. Present participle of work on
WORKING ONE'S MAGIC, verb. Present participle of work one's magic
WORKING ONE'S TAIL OFF, verb. Present participle of work one's tail off
WORKING ORDER, noun. (especially of machinery) The state or condition of being operational or of functioning acceptably.
WORKING OUT, verb. Present participle of work out
WORKING PART, noun. (rope) The section of rope between the working end and a knot being made.
WORKING PARTS, noun. Plural of working part
WORKING POOR, noun. Working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line
WORKING SAIL, noun. (nautical) Any of the sails which are used in most kinds of weather: mainsail, foresail, jib and/or mizzen. Sometimes referred to as the lowers.
WORKING SAILS, noun. Plural of working sail
WORKING SET, noun. (comptheory) The amount of memory required by a process in a given time interval.
WORKING SETS, noun. Plural of working set
WORKING TERRIER, noun. A terrier bred to hunt a small mammal, such as a badger, fox, raccoon, rat or opossum.
WORKING TERRIERS, noun. Plural of working terrier
WORKING TIME, noun. (legal) The period of time that an individual spends at paid occupational labor. Most countries regulate the working time by law, e.g. by stipulating a maximum number of working hours per week. Exact definition varies by the legislation.
WORKING TITLE, noun. The temporary name of a product or project (such as a film or video game), when under development; often changed when released
WORKING TITLES, noun. Plural of working title
WORKING WEEK, noun. (British) The days of the week that are usually worked
WORKING WEEKS, noun. Plural of working week

Dictionary definition

WORKING, noun. A mine or quarry that is being or has been worked.
WORKING, adjective. 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".
WORKING, adjective. 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".
WORKING, adjective. Adopted as a temporary basis for further work; "a working draft"; "a working hypothesis".
WORKING, adjective. (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes".
WORKING, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo