Definitions of works
  1. noun
    performance of moral or religious acts
    “the reward for good works
    synonyms: deeds
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    type of:
    any specific behavior
  2. noun
    buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    synonyms: industrial plant, plant
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    bottling plant
    a plant where beverages are put into bottles with caps
    a plant where beer is brewed by fermentation
    distillery, still
    a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
    factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill
    a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    a plant where money is coined by authority of the government
    packing plant, packinghouse
    a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products
    recycling plant
    a plant for reprocessing used or abandoned materials
    an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance
    a plant where salt is produced commercially
    disposal plant, sewage disposal plant
    a plant for disposing of sewage
    smelter, smeltery
    an industrial plant for smelting
    assembly plant
    a factory where manufactured parts are assembled into a finished product
    auto factory, automobile factory, car factory
    a factory where automobiles are manufactured
    a combination brewery and restaurant; beer is brewed for consumption on the premises and served along with food
    a factory where food is canned
    chemical plant
    an industrial plant where chemicals are produced
    foundry, metalworks
    factory where metal castings are produced
    lumbermill, sawmill
    a mill for dressing logs and lumber
    a small brewery; consumption of the product is mainly elsewhere
    oil refinery, petroleum refinery
    a refinery for petroleum
    paper mill
    a mill where paper is manufactured
    stamp mill, stamping mill
    a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
    steel factory, steel mill, steel plant, steelworks
    a factory where steel is made
    sugar refinery
    a refinery for sugar
    factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions; common in the clothing industry
    textile mill
    a factory for making textiles
    wine maker, winery
    distillery where wine is made
    type of:
    building complex, complex
    a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
  3. noun
    the internal mechanism of a device
    synonyms: innards, workings
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    device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
  4. noun
    everything available; usually preceded by `the'
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