the condition of a mechanism when it is functioning properly: a stove in working order.
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Origin of working order
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby working order
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Example sentences from the Web for working order
The cable is complete and in working-order from New Orleans to Sebastopol.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries|Edward Rowland