workshop

A workshop is a place you go to work. If your mother enjoys carpentry, she might have a workshop in the basement where she can build furniture.

Workshops are for making and fixing things like wooden furniture, cars, or mysterious inventions. A shorthand way to refer to a workshop is shop, as in the shop class offered in many high schools, which usually meets in a workshop. The noun workshop also means a course or meeting at which a work in progress — often a story, poem, or script — is discussed by a group of writers.

Primary Meanings of workshop

1.
n
small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
2.
n
a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving
Full Definitions of workshop
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n small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done

Synonyms:
shop
Types:
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bindery
a workshop where books are bound
bookbindery
a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books
brickfield, brickyard
a place where bricks are made and sold
chop shop
a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts
dye-works
a workshop where dyeing is done
machine shop
workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools
pottery
a workshop where clayware is made
print shop, printing shop
a workplace where printing is done
saddlery
workshop where a saddler works
sheltered workshop
a workshop that offers jobs to members of the physically or developmentally disabled population
turnery
workshop where objects are made on a lathe
Type of:
work, workplace
a place where work is done
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n a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving

Type of:
class, course, course of instruction, course of study
education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

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