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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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