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WORKSHOP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does workshop mean? 

WORKSHOP (noun)
  The noun WORKSHOP has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: WORKSHOP used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WORKSHOP (noun)


Sense 1workshop [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

workshop; shop

Hypernyms ("workshop" is a kind of...):

work; workplace (a place where work is done)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "workshop"):

bindery (a workshop where books are bound)

sheltered workshop (a workshop that offers jobs to members of the physically or developmentally disabled population)

saddlery (workshop where a saddler works)

print shop (a workplace where printing is done)

pottery (a workshop where clayware is made)

machine shop (workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools)

dye-works (a workshop where dyeing is done)

chop shop (a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts)

brickfield; brickyard (a place where bricks are made and sold)

bookbindery (a bookbinder's workshop; a place for binding books)

turnery (workshop where objects are made on a lathe)


Sense 2workshop [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("workshop" is a kind of...):

class; course; course of instruction; course of study (education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings)


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