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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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'Works' in famous quotation sentence

* 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

  • How daily compounding works in case of inverse and leveraged ETFs?
    If SPY rises 5% each on two consecutive days, SSO will rise 10% each day due to the 2x leverage achieved using derivative products and external borrowings. While the compounding works even for SPY, it’s ... Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Public works near completion, minister says
    Eight public works projects, including the completion of a new stretch of highway at the notorious Maliakos Gulf in central Greece, are due to be completed by the end of the year Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis has told Kathimerini, adding that future schemes would help tackle Greece’s high unemployment rate. Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre Hosts the American Public Works Association's International Public Works Congress and ...
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