workbench

noun work·bench \ ˈwərk-ˌbench \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of workbench

: a bench on which work especially of mechanics, machinists, and carpenters is performed

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First Known Use of workbench

circa 1675


WORKBENCH Defined for English Language Learners

workbench

noun

Definition of workbench for English Language Learners

  • : a long table that people use when they are working with tools


WORKBENCH Defined for Kids

workbench

noun work·bench \ ˈwərk-ˌbench \

Definition of workbench for Students

: a bench on which work is done (as by mechanics)


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