(usually uncountable, plural inworks)
- Indoor work, work done inside the home.
From Middle English *inwork, from Old English inweorc (“indoor work”), from in- + weorc (“work”). Cognate with Scots inwark, inwork (“domestic work, indoor work”). More at in-, work.
(third-person singular simple present inworks, present participle inworking, simple past and past participle inwrought or inworked)
- To work in or into.
- (intransitive) To work or operate within.
From in- + work. Compare Dutch inwerken (“to affect, orient”), German einwirken (“to influence, impinge”).