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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Worker  \Work"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  works  a  laborer;  a  performer;  as 
  a  worker  in  brass. 
  Professors  of  holiness,  but  workers  of  iniquity. 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  One  of  the  neuter,  or  sterile,  individuals  of 
  the  social  ants,  bees,  and  white  ants.  The  workers  are 
  generally  females  having  the  sexual  organs  imperfectly 
  developed.  See  {Ant},  and  {White  ant},  under  {White}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  person  who  works  at  a  specific  job;  "he  is  a  good  worker" 
  [ant:  {nonworker}] 
  2:  a  member  of  the  working  class  (not  necessarily  employed); 
  "workers  of  the  world--unite!"  [syn:  {proletarian},  {prole}] 
  3:  sterile  member  of  a  colony  of  social  insects  that  forages 
  for  food  and  cares  for  the  larvae 
  4:  a  person  who  acts  and  gets  things  done  "he's  a  principal 
  actor  in  this  affair";  "when  you  want  something  done  get  a 
  doer";  "he's  a  miracle  worker"  [syn:  {actor},  {doer}] 

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