What is workshop?

  • (noun): A brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving.
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Workshop

Beginning with the Industrial Revolution era, a workshop may be a room or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods. Workshops were the only places of production until the advent of industrialisation and the development of larger factories.

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Sheltered Workshop
... The term sheltered workshop refers to an organisation or environment that employs people with disabilities separately from others ... The term 'sheltered workshop' is considered outdated in the U.K ...
Murray Mednick - Life and Career
... Mednick founded the long-running summer workshop Padua Hills Playwrights Workshop/Festival in 1978 with funding from LaVerne University, where he was teaching at the ... The workshop was meant to be an extension of his collaborations with Ralph Cook, his mentor and founder of Theatre Genesis ... dialogue." Notable participants in the Workshop/Festival included Maria Irene Fornes, Sam Shepard, John Steppling, John O'Keefe, Jon Robin Baitz and Kelly Stuart" ...
Turkey City Writer's Workshop
... Turkey City Writer's Workshop is a peer-to-peer, professional science fiction writer's workshop in Texas ... it was consciously modeled after the east coast Milford Writer's Workshop ... The workshop "was a cradle of cyberpunk" where many of the practitioners of what would become cyberpunk first met ...
Workshop - Backshop
... as locomotives and aircraft, the repair operations have specialized workshops called backshops ... Most repairs are carried out in small workshops, except where an industrial service is needed ...
Bahnbetriebswerk (steam Locomotives) - Facilities - Engineering Facilities
... These were mainly provided in the locomotive shed or the workshop and enabled the wheelsets to be relatively easily changed over ... For smaller repair jobs the workshops in a Bahnbetriebswerk had their own wheelset turning benches ... Each workshop was also equipped with a wide range of tools ...

More definitions of "workshop":

  • (noun): Small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done.
    Synonyms: shop

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    Had I made capital on my prettiness, I should have closed the doors of public employment to women for many a year, by the very means which now makes them weak, underpaid competitors in the great workshop of the world.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)