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workpiece

[wurk-pees]
noun
  1. a piece of work being machined.
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Origin of workpiece

First recorded in 1925–30; work + piece
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British Dictionary definitions for workpiece

workpiece

noun
  1. a piece of metal or other material that is in the process of being worked on or made or has actually been cut or shaped by a hand tool or machine
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