Origin of public works
Words nearby public works
How to use public works in a sentence
In Pierce County, Washington, public works crews used sand and water trucks to control temperatures on the roads.Five ways the Pacific Northwest heatwave is breaking cities’ infrastructure|Camille Squires|June 30, 2021|Quartz
Before the city made cuts to its public works staffing, those requests took seven working days.Lemon Grove Once Again Facing Bitter Choices Over Its Future|Bella Ross|January 8, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Have you looked around the American Dental Association website for an explanation of how fluoridation actually works?
When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
As such it is now presented to the public for whatever meed of praise or censure it is found to deserve.
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Many of these have been seen in the Corcoran Art Gallery and in other public exhibitions.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Adequate conception of the extent, the variety, the excellence of the works of Art here heaped together is impossible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for public works
Cultural definitions for public works
Public facilities and improvements financed by the government for the public good. Public works include hospitals, bridges, highways, and dams. These projects may be funded by local, state, or federal appropriations. (See also pork-barrel legislation.)