Working drawing
Working Work"ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster]

The word must cousin be to the working. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10.

{Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it for support; laborers; operatives; -- chiefly used in the plural.

{Working day}. See under {Day}, n.

{Working drawing}, a drawing, as of the whole or part of a structure, machine, etc., made to a scale, and intended to be followed by the workmen. Working drawings are either general or detail drawings.

{Working house}, a house where work is performed; a workhouse.

{Working point} (Mach.), that part of a machine at which the effect required; the point where the useful work is done. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • working drawing — noun : a scale drawing of an object to be made or structure to be built intended for direct use by the workman compare detail drawing …   Useful english dictionary

  • working drawing — an accurately measured and detailed drawing of a structure, machine, etc., or of any part of one, used as a guide to workers in constructing it. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • working drawing — noun a scale drawing which serves as a guide for the construction or manufacture of something …   English new terms dictionary

  • working drawing — /ˈwɜkɪŋ ˌdrɔ ɪŋ/ (say werking .draw ing) noun a drawing, as of the whole or part of a structure or machine, made to scale and in such detail with regard to dimensions, etc., as to form a guide for the workers in the construction of the object …   Australian English dictionary

  • Working drawing — Рабочий чертеж …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Working — Work ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster] The word must cousin be to the working. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10. {Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Working beam — Working Work ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster] The word must cousin be to the working. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10. {Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Working class — Working Work ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster] The word must cousin be to the working. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10. {Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Working day — Working Work ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster] The word must cousin be to the working. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10. {Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Working house — Working Work ing, a & n. from {Work}. [1913 Webster] The word must cousin be to the working. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {Working beam}. See {Beam}, n. 10. {Working class}, the class of people who are engaged in manual labor, or are dependent upon it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”