Definition of workbench
: a bench on which work especially of mechanics, machinists, and carpenters is performed
Recent Examples of workbench from the Web
On January 7, 1848, just before the news that gold had been found in California, the-then 51-year-old Lick landed in San Francisco with his workbench and $30,000 in Peruvian gold.
The room has space for 40 bikes, a workbench and stool, basic bike repair tools, and a bank of lockers for storing gear like helmets and shoes.
Surrounded by long workbenches and power and hand tools, seventh graders at Station earlier this month milled round parts of a new bicycle, methodically piecing it together from its packing box.
The second lower level features a utility room with washer and dryer, a refrigerator and built-in workbench and shelves.
NOMOS: In the watch world, tradition usually refers to the workbench practices of watchmakers: guilloche dials, Geneva stripes or beveled edges on movement bridges.
In which book was a puffy, misfolded map found on a workbench?
The laptop is on the workbench—that's tool number one.
On Monday, a mysterious video appeared on the same website showing a pair of workbenches in a large empty room.
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First Known Use of workbench
WORKBENCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of workbench for English Language Learners
: a long table that people use when they are working with tools
WORKBENCH Defined for Kids
Definition of workbench for Students
: a bench on which work is done (as by mechanics)
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