“I will work with the Republicans and he will work with the Democrats,” Kirk said.
Watching the first cut, Tony was respectful of my work and thoughtful in his notes.
Rather than stoke their escalating hostility, the U.S. should work to reduce tensions between them.
“He was a tough man and I had faith that work was keeping him away,” she says.
Where so many paintings seem like elaborate intellectual games or puzzles that dare you to unlock them, his work was direct.
A sculptor was set to work to carve a new one from the ruin.
I can't tell you how much I have thought about you and your work.
We decided at once on a trip abroad as soon as I had finished my work.
He is giving practically all of his time to watching our work up here.
The work may also be done without these jigs and forms, as will be described later.
Old English weorc, worc "something done, deed, action, proceeding, business, military fortification," from Proto-Germanic *werkan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Dutch werk, Old Norse verk, Middle Dutch warc, Old High German werah, German Werk, Gothic gawaurki), from PIE root *werg- "to work" (see urge (v.)).
Work is less boring than amusing oneself. [Baudelaire, "Mon Coeur mis a nu," 1862]In Old English, the noun also had the sense of "fornication." Workhouse in the sense of "place where the poor or petty criminals are lodged" first appeared 1650s. Works "industrial place" (usually with qualifying adj.) is attested from 1580s. Work ethic recorded from 1959.
a fusion of Old English wyrcan (past tense worhte, past participle geworht), from Proto-Germanic *wurkijanan; and Old English wircan (Mercian) "to work, operate, function," formed relatively late from Proto-Germanic noun *werkan (see work (n.)). Related: Worked; working. Working class is from 1789 as a noun, 1839 as an adjective.
The transfer of energy from one object to another, especially in order to make the second object move in a certain direction. Work is equal to the amount of force multiplied by the distance over which it is applied. If a force of 10 newtons, for example, is applied over a distance of 3 meters, the work is equal to 30 newtons per meter, or 30 joules. The unit for measuring work is the same as that for energy in any system of units, since work is simply a transfer of energy. Compare energy, power.