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work sheet

a sheet of paper on which work schedules, working time, special instructions, etc., are recorded.
a piece or scrap of paper on which problems, ideas, or the like, are set down in tentative form.
Also, worksheet. Accounting. a sheet of paper on which is printed a series of columns and into which tentative figures are entered as a preliminary step in preparing the adjusted or final statement.
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1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For these reasons, the work-sheet form is necessarily flexible, and will rarely be prescribed in detail.

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  • A person using the work-sheet can then readily find any page desired.

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  • He supplied their “nouvelles littraires” from England; but the work-sheet price was very mean in those days.

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