a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity
"discussed the working draft of a peace treaty"
"they need working agreements with their neighbor states on interstate projects"
(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
"in running (or working) order"
"a functional set of brakes"
adopted as a temporary basis for further work
"a working draft"
"a working hypothesis"
adequate for practical use
especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something
"the party has a working majority in the House"
"a working knowledge of Spanish"
actively engaged in paid work
"the working population"
"the ratio of working men to unemployed"
"a working mother"
"robots can be on the job day and night"
- on the job