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It’s the type of all-purpose workhorse that belongs in every household because it’s got uses in basically every room—it can even be used to spot clean carpets.
GROUT SCRUB BRUSHES THAT TACKLE EVEN THE TOUGHEST STAINSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Algae, however, do this very efficiently, thanks to a protein structure called the pyrenoid—and Martin Jonikas ’04 believes this understudied cellular workhorse could transform food production.
FASTER PHOTOSYNTHESIS, HIGHER CROP YIELDSKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The military’s workhorse cargo aircraft, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster, can fly a tank to Afghanistan in about a dozen hours, but rocket delivery would be far faster.
THE MILITARY WANTS ONE-HOUR GLOBAL DELIVERY. SPACEX THINKS IT CAN PULL IT OFF.CHARLIE WOODOCTOBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The volume refers to how much Indiana has used her — she’s third in the league in minutes played among all players, ahead of workhorses like Courtney Vandersloot and Skylar Diggins-Smith.
WHICH PLAYERS HAVE A SHOT AT BECOMING WNBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR?HOWARD MEGDALSEPTEMBER 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This gentle workhorse of an exfoliant can clear scalps with dry, combination, or oily skin.
SCALP SCRUBS THAT BANISH SCALY PATCHES AND BUILD-UPPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
"Democracy an excellent workhorse, but a poor charger; a good hack, but an untrustworthy racer," iv.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
He figured that he might work up a trade of two unbroken colts for a gentle workhorse.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
On signal from the tower, the big workhorse thundered down the runway and soared off into the blue.
TOM SWIFT AND THE VISITOR FROM PLANET XVICTOR APPLETON
The Holter, that workhorse of the water, plodded stolidly on its appointed way.
THE SPELL OF THE WHITE STURGEONJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
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WORDS RELATED TO WORKHORSE

  • laborer
  • peon
  • serf
  • slave
  • workhorse
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