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workings 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈwərkiNG/,
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workings, plural;
  1. The action of doing work

  2. The action of extracting minerals from a mine

  3. A mine or a part of a mine from which minerals are being extracted

  4. The way in which a machine, organization, or system operates
    • - we will be less secretive about the workings of government

  1. works: the internal mechanism of a device
  2. working: a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
  3. The entire system of openings (underground as well as at the surface) in a mine.
  4. A general term meaning all the underground openings of a mine. In VULCAN, workings are put into a layer.