Headwork
Headwork \Head"work`\ (h[e^]d"w[^u]rk`), n. Mental labor. [1913 Webster]

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  • headwork — [hed′wʉrk΄] n. mental effort; thought …   English World dictionary

  • headwork — noun a) Mental or intellectual labour. I would choose headwork over footwork anytime! b) The use of logic and clear thinking to do something …   Wiktionary

  • headwork — noun Date: 1837 mental labor; especially clever thinking …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • headwork — headworker, n. headworking, n. /hed werrk /, n. mental labor; thought. [1830 40; HEAD + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • headwork — Synonyms and related words: abstract thought, act of thought, application, boning, brainwork, cerebration, cogitation, conceit, conception, conceptualization, conning, contemplation, cram, cramming, creative thought, drill, engrossment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • headwork — n. thought, mental labor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • headwork — noun 1》 activities taxing the mind; mental work. 2》 (headworks) apparatus for controlling the flow of water in a river or canal …   English new terms dictionary

  • headwork — n thought, hard thought, brainwork, using one s little gray cells; beating or cudgeling one s brains out; cogitation, meditation, contemplation, mulling, pondering; concentration, reasoning, ratiocination, analysis, deduction, problem solving,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • headwork — head•work [[t]ˈhɛdˌwɜrk[/t]] n. mental labor; thought • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • headwork — /ˈhɛdwɜk/ (say hedwerk) noun mental labour; thought. –headworker, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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