Workshop vs Class

Are the words workshop and class interchangeable? I always thought so but am reconsidering. This is what dictionary.com has this to say.

Class
an occasion when students meet with their teacher for instruction; a lesson.
"I was late for a class"

Workshop
a meeting at which a group of people engage in intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or project.
"a writers' workshop was held on July 25–27”

There are times I wonder if a workshop is more of a one-time event that can last hours or days and is more of an intensive study, where a class is a repeated event on the same subject meeting multiple times. Does that make a difference to you?

I realize that it doesn’t really matter but it’s just on of those things that takes up space in my mind.

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