Working

(redirected from workings)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Working

Attempting to complete the remaining part of a trade, by finding either buyers or sellers for the rest.

Working

1. In investing, a term describing the process of a broker attempting to find a counterparty for a trade.

2. See: Working capital.

3. See: Work.
References in periodicals archive ?
Exploration opportunities at Fenelon include open mineralized zones close to the existing underground workings and resource as well as high grade drill intersections at depth and along trend," said Kord.
Delegation also get first hand knowledge about various TV channels and expressed keen interest in workings of different departments of newspapers and met with columnists and editors.
The miners were killed after 650,000 gallons of water cascaded into the pit in a few seconds on September 15 as they blasted through a coal seam to old workings with the aim of improving ventilation and creating a second mine exit.
But Mr Taylor said Fyfield, 58, of Caerhenllys, Cwmllynfell, who denies manslaughter through gross negligence of the four colliers who died in the inrush, along with other workers, had "got it into their heads" there was only a small amount of water in the old workings they were blasting into.
Allotment secretary Karen Brown said one plot holder reported being plunged up to his waist when mine workings gave way.
The company completed the first drill hole ever completed below the mine workings at the La Soledad mine site and no prior attempt has ever been made to test potential strike extensions of the zone.
Cox demonstrates that, arising from the workings of 'gendered justice', girls were less likely than boys to be treated in juvenile courts and Home Office Certified Schools.
In the present journal volume in the special section on Students Perceptions, Beliefs, and Attitudes the contributing authors explore the inner workings of students to better understand how the students cognitions and affect impact a student's academic and social lives.
The first half of the exhibition is made up of various body parts, organs and muscles in illuminated glass cases, many of them dissected or sliced to display their inner workings.
Few SMBs can afford to be specialists in the backup process or the inner workings of Exchange Server.
Disturbing is an understatement when I try to come to grips with the American intelligence community's failure to understand the complex financial workings of al Qaeda pre- and post-9/11.
Some workings continue as much as 100 m underground and are still largely unexplored.