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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.
Origin of work sheet
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for worksheet
  • Use the worksheet below to estimate your maximum usage of hot water during this one hour of the day-this is your peak hour demand.
  • Note: the worksheet does not estimate total daily hot water usage.
  • Please fill out as much of the information in this worksheet as possible.
British Dictionary definitions for worksheet


a sheet of paper used for the preliminary or rough draft of a problem, design, etc
a piece of paper recording work being planned or already in progress
a sheet of paper containing exercises to be completed by a pupil or student
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Word Origin and History for worksheet

1925, from work (n.) + sheet (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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worksheet in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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