What is work up?

  • (verb): Come up with.
    Synonyms: work out
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on work up, work, works:

Stenosing Tenosynovitis - Work Up
... No specific work up is defined ... Stenosing tenosynovitis is a clinical diagnosis ...
Kenneth Lee Pike - Work
... unknown to him would be brought in to work with Pike ... out that sometimes he did more of the work of a horse, other times he did more of the work of a donkey, but he was always both (Headland 2001508) ...
Georgius Agricola - De Re Metallica
... His most famous work, the De re metallica libri xii long remained a standard work, and marks its author as one of the most accomplished chemists of his time ... The work is a complete and systematic treatise on mining and extractive metallurgy, illustrated with many fine and interesting woodcuts which illustrate every conceivable process to extract ... Until that time, Pliny's work Historia Naturalis was the main source of information on metals and mining techniques, and Agricola made numerous references to the Roman encyclopedia ...
Georgius Agricola - Life and Work
... physician at Joachimsthal, a centre of mining and smelting works, his object being partly "to fill in the gaps in the art of healing", and partly to test what had been written ... (1530) the first attempt to reduce to scientific order the knowledge won by practical work, brought Agricola into notice it contained an approving letter from Erasmus at the beginning of the book ... mathematical, theological and historical subjects, his chief historical work being the Dominatores Saxonici a prima origine ad hanc aetatem, published at Freiberg ...
Work - Name
... Weorc or Work (Anglo-Saxon leader), who gave his name to Workington or 'Weorc-inga-tun', meaning the 'tun' (settlement) of the 'Weorcingas' (the people of Weorc or Work) ...

More definitions of "work up":

  • (verb): Develop.
    Synonyms: get up

Famous quotes containing the word work:

    Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.
    Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)

    The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reigns: James I, James II, and the Old Pretender.
    Philip Guedalla (1889–1944)