[ wurk-shop ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌʃɒp /
a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, especially mechanical work, is carried on.
a seminar, discussion group, or the like, that emphasizes exchange of ideas and the demonstration and application of techniques, skills, etc.: a theater workshop; an opera workshop.
verb (used with object), work·shop·ped, work·shop·ping.
to experiment with different versions of (a play or other performance), often in a collaborative environment:Most comedians workshop their jokes in smaller clubs before adding them to a polished routine.
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It’s a great power tool for your beginner workshop as you go through your list of home projects.
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Their authors’ only real hope is to have their papers accepted in workshops, which rarely get the same attention from the community.
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Writing workshops still are best with real time, synchronous online classes, and students must take the risk of reading what they have written aloud to their classmates.
The solar array will be used for the workshop and telescope components of the Skylab cluster to be launched as a space station forerunner.
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On July 9, we held “How and When We’ll Recover, By the Numbers” a workshop to help our readers better understand which metrics matter most right now.
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This was the second meeting for the 21 women; their first workshop took place in New Delhi, India, in April.
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And then came the day when they walked into the London workshop of a musical instrument emporium.
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Here and there were posters featuring seminars you could attend, such as the “Refuse to Be a Victim” workshop.
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The store that had been his home and workshop for 10 years had suddenly become a place of all but certain death.
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Gratitude from attendees has taken forms ranging from tickets to a Broadway show, to a trip to Brazil to conduct a workshop.
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The kindness of some monks supplied him with his first workshop, which was the vacant cell of a monastery.
The church is not merely the priest's workshop, where he gives the sacraments and preaches to others.
The Priestly Vocation|Bishop Bernard Ward
Pulci and Poliziano join hands with girls from the workshop and the attic.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
It seems to carry us within the precincts, if not into the workshop, of the master.
The Violin|George Hart
Lucy only came out of her workshop to be seized by Mr. Fountain.
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British Dictionary definitions for workshop
/ (ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp) /
a room or building in which manufacturing or other forms of manual work are carried on
a room in a private dwelling, school, etc, set aside for crafts
a group of people engaged in study or work on a creative project or subjecta music workshop
(tr) to perform (a play) with no costumes, set, or musical accompaniment
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