Meaning of WORKING in English

WORKING

n.

Pronunciation: ' w ə r-ki ŋ

Function: noun

Date: 14th century

1 : the manner of functioning or operating : OPERATION ― usually used in plural <the inner working s of the government>

2 : an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling ― usually used in plural

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.