noun see prefabricate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • préfabrication — [ prefabrikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1945; d apr. préfabriqué ♦ Techn. Fabrication d éléments de construction (maison, navires) assemblés ultérieurement sur place. ● préfabrication nom féminin Système de construction permettant de réaliser des ouvrages au… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prefabrication — index building (business of assembling) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Prefabrication — Ready made redirects here. For other uses, see Readymade (disambiguation). Prefabrication is the practice of assembling components of a structure in a factory or other manufacturing site, and transporting complete assemblies or sub assemblies to… …   Wikipedia

  • prefabrication — See prefabricate. * * * Assembly of standardized building components at a location other than the building site. Units may include doors, stairs, window walls, wall panels, floor panels, roof trusses, room sized components, and even entire… …   Universalium

  • prefabrication — noun The manufacture of prefabricated components, and their assembly …   Wiktionary

  • prefabrication — Synonyms and related words: architecture, assembly, building, casting, composition, construct, construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, cultivation, devising, edifice, elaboration, erection, establishment, extraction, fabric,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prefabrication — prɪːfæbrɪ keɪʃn n. process of manufacturing before transporting to the site of final assembly (parts for modular buildings) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prefabrication — pre·fabrication …   English syllables

  • prefabrication — noun the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site • Derivationally related forms: ↑prefabricate • Hypernyms: ↑fabrication, ↑manufacture, ↑manufacturing …   Useful english dictionary

  • prefabricate — prefabrication, n. prefabricator, n. /pree fab ri kayt /, v.t., prefabricated, prefabricating. 1. to fabricate or construct beforehand. 2. to manufacture in standardized parts or sections ready for quick assembly and erection, as buildings. [1930 …   Universalium

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