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Works Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    works n
  1. buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles" [syn: plant, industrial plant}]
  2. everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment" [syn: whole shebang, whole kit and caboodle, kit and caboodle, whole kit and boodle, kit and boodle, whole kit, whole caboodle, whole works, full treatment]
  3. performance of moral or religious acts; "salvation by deeds"; "the reward for good works" [syn: deeds]
  4. the internal mechanism of a device [syn: workings]
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Works'

  • Works: Works may refer to: An author's or artist's body of work of art AppleWorks and iWork , two other collections of office productivity ...
  • Public works: Public works are the construction or engineering projects carried out by the state on behalf of the community . Overview: Overview ...

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* Billy Sometimes I feel like an idiot. But I am an idiot, so it kinda works out. - Billy Madison

* The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. - Scott Adams

* The price works so well, so efficiently, that we are not aware of it most of the time. - Milton Friedman

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Works Sample Sentences in News

  • 'Cloud' works best when passwords are secure
    'Cloud' works best when passwords are secure.                 Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • American Water Works Unit Wins Picatinny Arsenal, NJ Deal
    American Water Works Company, Inc.'s (AWK) unit Military Services Group has received a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to own, operate and maintain the water and wastewater systems at Picatinny ... Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Govt abandons maintenance works on Lagos road
    The maintenance works being carried out on the two-lane highway on Oba Akran Avenue by the Lagos State Ministry of Works have been abandoned. PUNCH Metro had reported on August 22, that the area had been experiencing heavy traffic as a result of the roadworks which were hampering the free movement of vehicles on the...  [Read More...] Read more on this news related to 'Works'

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