from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A booklet containing problems and exercises that a student may work directly on the pages.
  • n. A manual containing operating instructions, as for an appliance or machine.
  • n. A book in which a record is kept of work proposed or accomplished.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A book used by a student in which answers and workings may be entered besides questions and exercises
  • n. A book, used by a business, containing a record of work to be done, or work completed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a student's book or booklet containing problems with spaces for solving them


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