working order


Definition of working order

: a condition of a machine in which it functions according to its nature and purpose put a watch in good working order

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First Known Use of working order

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Working order.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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