mass production
noun see mass-produce

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mass production — ˌmass proˈduction see also production * * * mass production UK US noun [U] ► PRODUCTION the process of producing large numbers of goods in factories: »They specialise in the mass production of furniture with modern designs. → Compare CONTINUOUS… …   Financial and business terms

  • mass production — n. the production of goods in large quantities, esp. by machinery and division of labor mass produce vt. mass produced, mass producing …   English World dictionary

  • mass production — the production or manufacture of goods in large quantities, esp. by machinery. [1915 20] * * * Application of the principles of specialization, division of labour, and standardization of parts to the manufacturing of goods on a large scale.… …   Universalium

  • Mass production — This article is about large scale production. For the Iggy Pop piece, see The Idiot (album). For the American funk band, see Mass Production (band). Mass production (also flow production, repetitive flow production, series production, or serial… …   Wikipedia

  • Mass Production — The manufacturing of large quantities of standardized products, frequently utilizing assembly line technology. Mass production refers to the process of creating large numbers of similar products efficiently. Mass production is typically… …   Investment dictionary

  • mass production — also mass production N UNCOUNT: oft N of n Mass production is the production of something in large quantities, especially by machine. ...equipment that would allow the mass production of baby food …   English dictionary

  • Mass production —    During the Industrial Revolution, the growing middle class fueled increasing clothing demand. Aided by Isaac Singer s electric sewing machine, which streamlined production time, the fashion industry responded by creating standardized sizing… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • mass production — masinė gamyba statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. mass production vok. Massenfertigung, f rus. массовое производство, n pranc. production en masse, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • mass-production — see mass production …   English dictionary

  • mass production — mass pro duction n [U] when products are made in large numbers by machines so that they can be sold cheaply →↑mass produced …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mass production — mass pro duction noun uncount the process of using machines to produce large quantities of goods …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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