Washington has decided to work through provincial governors it can trust.
It is during this time that many discover the underlying reasons for their addiction, and, ideally, work through them.
Oh, good,” friends said; “this will help you work through the trauma.
Only then will we be ready to work through this request the president has sent us and figure out how to solve this problem.
Beilock suggests Perry get a feelings journal that he can use to work through his pre-debate emotions.
Often he would remain at work through the whole of a day, not resting once so long as the light lasted.
We shall only just work through our program by half past four.
Mr. Davis begins his work through the theme writing and oral composition of the seventh and eighth grades.
He saw that if he would serve the people he must work through them.
When therefore m is pulled forward or to the right, its arm meets t and pulls the rod or bar for the work through the chuck e.
Old English weorc, worc "something done, deed, action, proceeding, business, military fortification," from Proto-Germanic *werkan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Dutch werk, Old Norse verk, Middle Dutch warc, Old High German werah, German Werk, Gothic gawaurki), from PIE root *werg- "to work" (see urge (v.)).
Work is less boring than amusing oneself. [Baudelaire, "Mon Coeur mis a nu," 1862]In Old English, the noun also had the sense of "fornication." Workhouse in the sense of "place where the poor or petty criminals are lodged" first appeared 1650s. Works "industrial place" (usually with qualifying adj.) is attested from 1580s. Work ethic recorded from 1959.
a fusion of Old English wyrcan (past tense worhte, past participle geworht), from Proto-Germanic *wurkijanan; and Old English wircan (Mercian) "to work, operate, function," formed relatively late from Proto-Germanic noun *werkan (see work (n.)). Related: Worked; working. Working class is from 1789 as a noun, 1839 as an adjective.
The transfer of energy from one object to another, especially in order to make the second object move in a certain direction. Work is equal to the amount of force multiplied by the distance over which it is applied. If a force of 10 newtons, for example, is applied over a distance of 3 meters, the work is equal to 30 newtons per meter, or 30 joules. The unit for measuring work is the same as that for energy in any system of units, since work is simply a transfer of energy. Compare energy, power.