What is work up?

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

Some articles on work, works, work up:

Kenneth Lee Pike - Work
... A speaker of a language unknown to him would be brought in to work with Pike ... He pointed 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 - Life and Work
... as town 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 about mineralogy by careful ... first attempt to reduce to scientific order the knowledge won by practical work, brought Agricola into notice it contained an approving letter from ... 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) ...
Stenosing Tenosynovitis - Work Up
... No specific work up is defined ... Stenosing tenosynovitis is a clinical diagnosis ...
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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "work up":

  • (verb): Develop.
    Synonyms: get up

Famous quotes containing the word work:

    Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work or friendship—two of life’s major assets.
    Eleanor Robson Belmont (1878–1979)

    Unusual precocity in children, is usually the result of an unhealthy state of the brain; and, in such cases, medical men would now direct, that the wonderful child should be deprived of all books and study, and turned to play or work in the fresh air.
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