HyperDic: works

English > 4 senses of the word works:
NOUNartifactworks, plant, industrial plantbuildings for carrying on industrial labor
stateworks, whole shebang, whole kit and caboodle, kit and caboodle, whole kit and boodle, kit and boodle, whole kit, whole caboodle, whole works, full treatmenteverything available
actworks, deedsperformance of moral or religious acts
artifactworks, workingsthe internal mechanism of a device
works > pronunciation
Soundswer'ks
Rhymessteelworks ... waterworks: 3 rhymes with erks...
English > works: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningbuildings for carrying on industrial labor.
Synonymsplant, industrial plant
Category ofgas systemfacility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
Narrowerbottling plantA plant where beverages are put into bottles with caps
breweryA plant where beer is brewed by fermentation
distillery, stillA plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
factory, mill, manufacturing plant, manufactoryA plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
mintA plant where money is coined by authority of the government
packinghouse, packing plantA plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products
recycling plantA plant for reprocessing used or abandoned materials
refineryAn industrial plant for purifying a crude substance
saltworksA plant where salt / salt is produced commercially
sewage disposal plant, disposal plantA plant for disposing of sewage
smelter, smelteryAn industrial plant for smelting
winery, wine makerdistillery where wine is made
Broaderbuilding complex, complexA whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
Spanishfábrica, factoría, planta
Catalanfàbrica, factoria, nau industrial, planta
English > works: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningEverything available; usually preceded by 'the'.
Example "a hotdog with the works"
Synonymswhole shebang, whole kit and caboodle, kit and caboodle, whole kit and boodle, kit and boodle, whole kit, whole caboodle, whole works, full treatment
Broaderentirety, entireness, integrality, totalityThe state of being total and complete
Spanishcamas y petacas, equipo completo, tinglado, todo el rollo, todo, tratamiento completo
Catalantot plegat
English > works: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningperformance of moral or religious acts.
Example "the reward for good works"
Synonymdeeds
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishobra
English > works: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe internal mechanism of a device.
Synonymworkings
Broadermechanismdevice consisting of a piece of machinery
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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