Vaccination works more like a light with a dimmer than an on-off switch, said Slifka.
And no more renting one of those weird cellphones when you visit; 3G now works here.
Her father, Ricardo Flores, is a former racecar driver who now works as an entertainment booking agent for Peru cultural events.
Christine Fitzsimmons, the medical director at IbogaLife, works on a laptop at the long wooden kitchen table.
Bush was modest about his works, offering that he is “not a great artist.”
And this is the reason of that silence which I have kept in most of my works, on the subject of Composition.
If the rest of her works like that, she ought to be a lovely study in engineering.
We have seen how the works we have been describing are lacking in defensive qualities.
The ideal of all these works is the same and attained by different means.
The story is wholesome in tone, as are all of Mr. Otis' works.
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.
The devices used for injecting narcotics; drug paraphernalia; fit: When he awakes in the morning he reaches instantly for his ''works,'' eyedropper, needle, and bottle top (1930s+ Narcotics)