worker meaning

EN[ˈwɜː.kə] [ˈwɝ.kɚ] [-ɜː(ɹ)kə(ɹ)]

    Definition of worker in English Dictionary

  • NounPLworkersSUF-er
    1. A person who performs labor for his living, especially manual labor.
      1. Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese [ …] began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated. The poisoning was irreversible, and soon ended in psychosis and death. Nowadays workers are exposed to far lower doses and manganism is rare.
    2. A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp.
      1. (computing) A thread performing one instance of a particular task within a program.
        1. This FTP client spawns a separate worker for each file to be uploaded. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • This FTP client spawns a separate worker for each file to be uploaded. ‎
        • Across the West, crops rotted for the second summer in a row this year because of a weekslong shutdown of visa processing for seasonal farm workers caused by State Department computer problems.
        • The company laid off all the workers when they tried to unionize.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Workers attempt to avoid the queen, but if antennated try to escape or exhibit a submissive crouching posture, while the queen starts to bite and pull their legs and antennae.
        • Worker bees were collected from hives located in a polluted postmining area in South West Sardinia (Italy) that is also exposed to dust emissions from industrial plants.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The CEO's benefits are unlikely to trickle down to the factory workers.
        • My uncle got roughed up by some corporate thugs after they caught him trying to unionize their workers.
        • His shift was over, and he was heading out on a mantrip, a type of shuttle that transports workers.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -er
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Agent nouns
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          Meaning of worker for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "worker" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and an agent noun.
          Difficultness: Level 3
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile