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

  • n. A room, area, or small establishment where manual or light industrial work is done.
  • n. An educational seminar or series of meetings emphasizing interaction and exchange of information among a usually small number of participants: a creative writing workshop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small room where things are manufactured, or light industrial work is done
  • n. A brief intensive course of education for a small group; emphasizes interaction and practical problem solving
  • n. An academic conference
  • v. To help a playwright revise a draft of (a play) by rehearsing it with actors and critiquing the results.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shop where any manufacture or handiwork is carried on.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shop or building where a workman, mechanic, or artificer, or a number of such, carry on their work; a place where any work or handicraft is carried on.

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

  • n. a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving
  • n. small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done


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