manufacturing
noun see manufacture II

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  • manufacturing — man‧u‧fac‧tur‧ing [ˌmænjˈfæktʆrɪŋ] noun [uncountable] MANUFACTURING 1. the process or business of producing goods in factories: • IBM is the world leader in software for manufacturing. • The aircraft industry has been one of the few strong… …   Financial and business terms

  • Manufacturing — Man u*fac tur*ing, a. 1. Employed, or chiefly employed, in manufacture; as, a manufacturing community; a manufacturing town. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to manufacture; as, manufacturing projects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manufacturing — index productive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • manufacturing — /manjuˈfakturin(g), ingl. ˌmænjuˈfæktʃərɪŋ/ [vc. ingl., da to manufacture «produrre, fabbricare, confezionare»] s. m. inv. (org. az.) attività industriale …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Manufacturing — Part of a series of articles on Industry Manufacturing …   Wikipedia

  • manufacturing — See manufacturable. * * * Any industry that makes products from raw materials by the use of manual labour or machines and that is usually carried out systematically with a division of labour. In a more limited sense, manufacturing is the… …   Universalium

  • Manufacturing — In the nineteenth century, manufacturing was done under the supervision of the couturier, usually in his or her attic (or atelier). As ready to wear evolved and sales volumes increased, factories were set up with production personnel hired to… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • manufacturing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ large scale, small scale ▪ industrial ▪ heavy ▪ labour intensive/labor intensive (esp. AmE) ▪ computer aided …   Collocations dictionary

  • manufacturing — man|u|fac|tur|ing W3 [ˌmænjuˈfæktʃərıŋ] n [U] the process or business of producing goods in factories ▪ Thousands of jobs had been lost in manufacturing. ▪ the manufacturing industry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • manufacturing — /ˌmænjυ fæktʃərɪŋ/ noun the production of machine made products for sale ● We must try to reduce the manufacturing overheads. ● Manufacturing processes are continually being updated …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Manufacturing — Manufacture Man u*fac ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manufactured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manufacturing}.] [Cf. F. manufacturer.] 1. To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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