Working vs Forking - What's the difference?

working | forking |


As nouns the difference between working and forking

is that working is (usually plural) operation; action while forking is division into forks.

As verbs the difference between working and forking

is that working is while forking is .

As an adjective working

is that is or are functioning.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

working

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) werking, werkynge, warkynge, worchinge, from (etyl) . Cognate with (etyl) wirking, warking, (etyl) werking, (etyl) Wirkung.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (usually plural) Operation; action.
  • Method of operation.
  • Fermentation.
  • (of bodies of water) Becoming full of a vegetable substance.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

    (head)
  • Leave him alone; he's working .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That is or are functioning.
  • a working ventilator
  • That suffices but requires additional work.
  • a working copy of the script
  • In paid employment.
  • working mothers
  • Of or relating to employment.
  • the working week
  • Enough to allow one to use something.
  • a working knowledge of computers
    Synonyms
    * (functioning''): functioning; up (''mainly used of computers ) * (that suffices but requires further work ): draft, provisional, temporary * (in paid employment ): employed, in employment * (of or relating to employment ): work * (enough to allow one to use something ): basic
    Antonyms
    * (functioning''): broken, broken-down, down (''mainly used of computers )

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    forking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • division into forks
  • the forkings of a road, or of a deer's antlers