workplace

Definitions of workplace
  1. noun
    a place where work is done
    synonyms: work
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    American Stock Exchange
    a stock exchange in New York
    Bourse
    the stock exchange in Paris
    Charlestown Navy Yard
    the navy yard in Boston where the frigate `Constitution' is anchored
    New York Stock Exchange
    a stock exchange in New York
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    bakehouse, bakery, bakeshop
    a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    beehive
    any workplace where people are very busy
    brokerage, brokerage house
    place where a broker conducts his business
    central, exchange, telephone exchange
    a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    colliery, pit
    a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
    creamery
    a workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold
    drill site
    workplace that is the site of a drill hole
    exchange
    a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
    farm
    workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    fishery, piscary
    a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
    fish farm
    a workplace (usually a pond) where fish are raised for food
    forge, smithy
    a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    gasworks
    the workplace where coal gas is manufactured
    glassworks
    a workplace where glass is made
    ironworks
    the workplace where iron is smelted or where iron goods are made
    job
    a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
    lab, laboratory, research lab, research laboratory, science lab, science laboratory
    a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    laundry
    workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
    location
    a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made
    lumberyard
    a workplace where lumber is stocked for sale
    oyster bank, oyster bed, oyster park
    a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
    proving ground
    a workplace for testing new equipment or ideas
    rope yard, ropewalk
    workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    roundhouse
    workplace consisting of a circular building for repairing locomotives
    shipyard
    a workplace where ships are built or repaired
    shop floor
    workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines
    studio
    workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    studio
    workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
    tannery
    workplace where skins and hides are tanned
    test bed
    a place equipped with instruments for testing (e.g. engines or machinery or computer programs etc.) under working conditions
    waterworks
    workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community
    shop, workshop
    small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    artist's workroom, atelier
    a studio especially for an artist or designer
    bindery
    a workshop where books are bound
    bio lab, biology lab, biology laboratory
    a laboratory for biological research
    bookbindery
    a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books
    brickfield, brickyard
    a place where bricks are made and sold
    broadcasting studio
    a studio where broadcasts originate
    centrex
    (CENTRal EXchange) a kind of telephone exchange
    chem lab, chemistry lab, chemistry laboratory
    a laboratory for research in chemistry
    chicken farm
    farm where chickens are raised for sale
    chop shop
    a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts
    commodities exchange, commodities market, commodity exchange
    an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
    corn exchange
    an exchange where grains are bought and sold
    croft
    a small farm worked by a crofter
    dairy, dairy farm
    a farm where dairy products are produced
    defense laboratory
    a laboratory devoted to research and development for national defense
    dye-works
    a workshop where dyeing is done
    farm-place, farmplace, farmstead
    a farm together with its buildings
    grange
    an outlying farm
    home-farm
    a farm that supplies the needs of a large estate of establishment
    Laundromat, launderette
    a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers
    machine shop
    workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools
    naval shipyard, navy yard
    a military shipyard
    patisserie
    a bakery specializing in French pastry
    pearl fishery
    a fishery where they fish for pearl oysters
    physics lab, physics laboratory
    a laboratory for research in physics
    pig farm, piggery
    a farm where pigs are raised or kept
    pottery
    a workshop where clayware is made
    print shop, printing shop
    a workplace where printing is done
    cattle farm, cattle ranch, ranch, spread
    farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
    recording studio
    studio where tapes and records are recorded
    saddlery
    workshop where a saddler works
    sewage farm
    a farm that is irrigated and fertilized with raw sewage
    sheeprun, sheepwalk
    farm devoted to raising sheep
    sheltered workshop
    a workshop that offers jobs to members of the physically or developmentally disabled population
    securities market, stock exchange, stock market
    an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
    stud farm
    a farm where horses are bred
    patchboard, plugboard, switchboard
    telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
    truck farm, truck garden
    a farm where vegetables are grown for market
    turnery
    workshop where objects are made on a lathe
    vinery, vineyard
    a farm of grapevines where wine grapes are produced
    washhouse
    a building or outbuilding where laundry is done
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    geographic point, geographical point
    a point on the surface of the Earth
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