workbench

[ wurk-bench ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌbɛntʃ /

noun

a sturdy table at which an artisan works.

Nearby words

  1. workaday,
  2. workaholic,
  3. workaround,
  4. workbag,
  5. workbasket,
  6. workboat,
  7. workbook,
  8. workbox,
  9. workday,
  10. worked

Origin of workbench

First recorded in 1775–85; work + bench

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British Dictionary definitions for workbench

workbench

/ (ˈwɜːkˌbɛntʃ) /

noun

a heavy table at which work is done by a carpenter, mechanic, toolmaker, etc
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