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piece of work

Definitions of piece of work
  1. noun
    a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    synonyms: work
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    Das Kapital
    a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
    Erewhon
    a satirical novel written by Samuel Butler (1872) describing a fictitious land
    Utopia
    a book written by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island
    Oxford English Dictionary
    an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles
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    follow-up, followup
    a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
    handcraft, handicraft, handiwork, handwork
    a work produced by hand labor
    ironwork
    work made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc)
    lacework
    work consisting of (or resembling) lace fabric
    lacquerware
    a decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals
    leatherwork
    work made of leather
    chef-d'oeuvre, masterpiece
    the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
    metalwork
    the metal parts of something
    openwork
    ornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openings
    polychrome
    a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
    silverwork
    decorative work made of silver
    caning, wicker, wickerwork
    work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches)
    woodwork
    work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
    work in progress
    a piece of work that is not yet finished
    workpiece
    work consisting of a piece of metal being machined
    publication
    a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
    cabinetwork
    woodwork finished by hand by a cabinetmaker
    japan
    lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
    joinery
    fine woodwork done by a joiner
    millwork
    woodwork that has been machined at a mill
    reissue, reprint, reprinting
    a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale
    new edition
    a publication (such as a book) that has been modified or updated and offered again for sale
    book
    a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    volume
    a publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
    read
    something that is read
    impression, printing
    all the copies of a work printed at one time
    collection, compendium
    a publication containing a variety of works
    periodical
    a publication that appears at fixed intervals
    mag, magazine
    a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    tip sheet
    a publication containing the latest information or tips or predictions for a particular business or stock market information or horse racing results, etc.
    reference, source
    a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
    republication
    something that has been published again; a fresh publication (as of a literary work)
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    product, production
    an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
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