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worksheet

or work sheet

[wurk-sheet] /ˈwɜrkˌʃit/
noun
1.
a sheet of paper on which work schedules, working time, special instructions, etc., are recorded.
2.
a piece or scrap of paper on which problems, ideas, or the like, are set down in tentative form.
3.
Accounting. a sheet of paper on which is printed a series of columns and into which tentative figures are entered as a preliminary step in preparing the adjusted or final statement.
4.
Computers. a page or section of a workbook, usually in a spreadsheet application.
Origin of worksheet
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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Examples from the Web for worksheet
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  • As long as you're this far, come on in the office and make out your worksheet.

  • But he got interested in making the marks on the paper, when Jason helped him color the worksheet.

    Baartock Lewis Roth
British Dictionary definitions for worksheet

worksheet

/ˈwɜːkˌʃiːt/
noun
1.
a sheet of paper used for the preliminary or rough draft of a problem, design, etc
2.
a piece of paper recording work being planned or already in progress
3.
a sheet of paper containing exercises to be completed by a pupil or student
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Word Origin and History for worksheet
n.

1925, from work (n.) + sheet (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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