adjective see factory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • factorylike — adjective Resembling a factory in any of various respects …   Wiktionary

  • factory — factorylike, adj. /fak teuh ree, tree/, n., pl. factories. 1. a building or group of buildings with facilities for the manufacture of goods. 2. any place producing a uniform product, without concern for individuality: They call it a law school,… …   Universalium

  • factory — noun (plural ries) Date: 1582 1. a station where factors reside and trade < a colonial factory > 2. a. a building or set of buildings with facilities for manufacturing b. the seat of some kind of production < the vice factories of the slums > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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