Definition of worked
: that has been subjected to some process of development, treatment, or manufacture a newly worked field
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Fifty-five percent worked year-round, while 15% worked only during school breaks and 6% worked only during the school term.
Geodesic domes, initially designed as the ideal solution to a post-WWII housing shortage, never quite worked.
Green is charged with first-degree assault in the Aug. 8 attack on Barton outside the Cahaba Heights Plaza Barber Shop where Barton - then 74 - worked part time.
The congressional staffer who was shot worked for U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, who said the staffer was expected to make a full recovery.
Chef Rametta learned that from his mother, Kimiko, who wasn't a chef but always worked magic in the kitchen.
Parker said the plan isn’t perfect but worked for retailers, environmentalists and the city government.
And in 2002 a large citizen task force worked 17 months to get the charter change to the voters.
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