Definition of Headwork

1. n. Mental labor.



Definition of Headwork

1. Noun. Mental or intellectual labour. ¹

2. Noun. The use of logic and clear thinking to do something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Headwork

1. mental work [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headwork

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headwork (current term)
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Literary usage of Headwork

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1. The Historical Magazine (1868)
"... at any time be converted into a work bench, with plants and chisels and eaws at hand, so tli.it he could in a moment pass from headwork to handwork. ..."

2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... headwork poor; judgment poor; tense, apprehensive, nervous and excitable; danger in power- off; poor headwork on forced landing; excitable and blows up ..."

3. Manual Training Magazine (1913)
""Handwork and headwork" was given as his last address as president of that association, in 1903. In these two papers there is shown a keen insight, ..."

4. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1880)
"A school which is to instruct those who have to earn their own living by headwork should give a vigorous and fruitful instruction. ..."

5. Women Workers in Seven Professions: A Survey of Their Economic Conditions by Edith Julia Morley (1914)
"... some will make poor progress with headwork, but will do excellent handwork. The teacher must be able to help each child along its own path, ..."

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