inner workings

plural noun

Definition of inner workings

: the parts (of something) that are only known by the people who work on it
  • He wanted to experience the inner workings of the political campaign.

Word by Word Definitions

inner play
  1. : situated farther in

  2. : being near a center especially of influence

  3. : of or relating to the mind or spirit

working play workings
  1. : the manner of functioning or operating : operation

  2. : an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling

  1. : engaged in work especially for wages or a salary

  2. : adequate to permit work to be done

  3. : assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity


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