nonworker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nonworker a person who does nothing
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Quotations

  • John Ousterhout
    John Ousterhout
    “The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state.”

Usage

In literature:

He's trying to salvage some of the young nonworkers through exposing them to military discipline.
"Ministry of Disturbance" by Henry Beam Piper
All election dates are set on weekends or nonworking days to ensure continuous work production.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
A group of nonworking Lithuanian women heard that neglected children were reported to the settlement in the neighborhood.
"New Homes for Old" by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
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In news:

New law dramatically changes alimony for nonworking ex-spouses.
While it's true that the unemployment rate is falling, that doesn't include the millions of nonworking adults who aren't even looking for a job anymore.
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In science:

In their first study they found a two cluster structure, corresponding to working days and nonworking days (i.e., Saturdays, Sundays and holidays).
Resistant estimates for high dimensional and functional data based on random projections
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