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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

  • More works found at German collector's apartment
    BERLIN (AP) — More art works have been found at the Munich apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including a sculpture apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin, the task force investigating the pieces' origin said Thursday. Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Proms unveils new Tavener works
    Unheard works by the late composer unveiled at Proms Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Earnings Expected to Increase for Illinois Tool Works
    Analysts expect higher profit for Illinois Tool Works when the company reports its second quarter results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The consensus estimate is calling for profit of $1.20 a share, reflecting a rise from $1.08 per share a year ago.Analysts are expecting earnings of $4.57 per share for Read more on this news related to 'Works'

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