work bench work bench

Definition(s):

  • (n) a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To hear the Russians tell it, Soviet workers hate to take a day off to rest and play when they could be spending long hours at the lathe, the desk or the work bench.
  2. And the factory worker who tries to relax while squinting tearfully into the ocean glare may, as a result, have an accident at the work bench more than a week later.
  3. At one Chrysler assembly plant, for example, time study men watched a worker assemble a rear-view mirror and bracket at a work bench with a hand screwdriver.

News

  • Festival honors Lewistown luthier

    Lloyd Loar is at his work bench, holding a 10-string mando-viola. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROGER H. SIMINOFF, REPRODUCTION RIGHTS RESERVED
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /