Meaning of WORKING in English


■ adjective

1》 having paid employment.

↘engaged in manual labour.

↘(of an animal) used in farming, hunting, or for guard duties.

2》 functioning or able to function.

↘(of parts of a machine) moving and causing a machine to operate.

3》 good enough as the basis for work or argument and likely to be developed or improved later: a ~ title.

■ noun

1》 a mine or a part of a mine from which minerals are being extracted.

2》 ( ~s ) the way in which a machine, organization, or system operates.

↘the record of the successive calculations made in solving a mathematical problem.

3》 a scheduled duty or trip performed by a locomotive, bus, etc.

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