work unit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n work unit a unit of measurement for work
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Quotations

  • Hermann Wey
    Hermann Wey
    “My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful; but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful.”
  • Roger Smith
    Roger Smith
    “Anything that you do to increase job security automatically does work for you. It makes your employees a closer part of the unit.”

Usage

In literature:

The living conditions of the Negroes in both the United States and Brazil varied in relation to the type of work.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
The summer session is the beginning of the regular work, and not a unit for summer training.
"The Making of a Trade School" by Mary Schenck Woolman
These fleets worked as units.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
The gratitude of the rescued men amply rewarded the unit for its work of mercy.
"The Greater Love" by George T. McCarthy
Women lawyers are doing good work in many of the larger cities, especially in the United States.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
The exact instant when the whole Shed would be most nearly empty had been fixed upon, and three separate units had worked in perfect timing.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
If these three men could work together under Hayes, the United States need envy the governors of no other country.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
Here many pleasant acquaintances were made and a good deal learned in regard to the organisation and working of the British units.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
I am working solely in the interests of the United States of America.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
He told me that he thought 'it was about time these combat units learned how to do their paper work properly.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
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In poetry:

Great is the Lord; his works of might
Demand our noblest songs:
Let his assembled saints unite
Their harmony of tongues.
"Psalm 111 part 2" by Isaac Watts
When law and gospel kindly meet,
To serve each other both unite:
Sweet promises, and stern commands,
Do work to one another's hands.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine
The Work of God or man alone, can't keep
A single sinner from hell's hideous deep:
But God and Man, united both in one,
Can for the sins of all the World atone.
"Christ Is All In All" by Rees Prichard
Nor Steel, nor Flint alone produces fire;
No spark arises till they both conspire:
Nor Faith alone, nor work without is right;
Salvation rises, when they both unite.
"Epigram I" by John Byrom

In news:

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in the United States.
United States Government Work via flickr.
Enjoy any facility setting, Hospital or Nursing Home -Work in the unit you prefer - all specialties available.
The approach was science fiction because no one in the United States had ever made it work.
United States Enrichment Corporation cascade coordinators work in a plant.
State-owned Petronas awarded a contract to CB&I for the license and engineering design work for five petrochemicals units.
A small crowd waits while firefighters work at the Prune Tree Apartments, where one unit was damaged by a fire Tuesday afternoon.
Another election cycle has come and gone and the United States has again shown the world that the democratic process as practiced in America continues to work despite its flaws.
United goalkeeper Bill Hamid to work out with English club West Brom.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of young illegal immigrants are taking advantage of President Barack Obama's offer to let them stay and work in the United States.
WASHINGTON—Tens of thousands of young illegal immigrants are taking advantage of President Barack Obama's offer to let them stay and work in the United States.
His work spans over two decades, and he was the founding member of groups like The Aquarium Rescue Unit, and Project Z.
The LUMINA Center is one of the agencies that benefits from working with the United Way.
A person who works hard gets ahead, and that's why this week's United Dairymen of Idaho Distinguished Student Award winner will likely go far.
This surprisingly compact, lightweight unit doesn't need a computer to work.
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In science:

However, the used coordinates in reciprocal space refer to the unit cell with one Fe atom, in order stay consistent with the theoretical work in Ref. 7.
Probing the Unconventional Superconducting State of LiFeAs by Quasiparticle Interference
For simplicity in the analysis, we have ignored the errors on 18 In units of 10−3 , Lr these parameters, since they do not affect the main conclusions of this work.
Large-Nc Properties of the rho and f0(600) Mesons from Unitary Resonance Chiral Dynamics
We use geometrized units instead of SI throughout this work.
Transition from regular to chaotic motion in black hole magnetospheres
The same approach works for separable unital C*-algebras with Hausdorff spectrum (Theorem 3.5), thus generalising results obtained in .
Spectral isometries on non-simple C*-algebras
Indeed, modulo re-scaling coordinates again (i.e. modulo working sufficiently near the origin), we may assume that g j is defined on a neighborhood of the unit disc D.
Generic Pseudogroups on (C,0) and the Topology of Leaves
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