or work sheet



a sheet of paper on which work schedules, working time, special instructions, etc., are recorded.
a piece or scrap of paper on which problems, ideas, or the like, are set down in tentative form.
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.
Computers. a page or section of a workbook, usually in a spreadsheet application.

Origin of worksheet

First recorded in 1920–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of worksheet

  • 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.


    Lewis Roth

British Dictionary definitions for worksheet



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

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

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