a system of large-scale industrialized and intensive agriculture that is focused on profit with animals kept indoors and restricted in mobility
- Factory floor
noun the laborers in an industry, as opposed to the management
noun, Commerce. 1. the price quoted for manufactured goods for pickup at the gate of a factory, before certain handling, shipping, and similar costs.
noun 1. a whaling ship equipped to process killed whales and to transport the oil and by-products. 2. Also called factory trawler. a large fishing vessel, usually a stern trawler, equipped for processing and freezing fish at sea. noun 1. a fishing boat that processes the fish that are caught
- Factory system
noun a manufacturing method for a standardized product or products in which fixed capital, raw material, and labor operations are centralized and sophisticated machinery is often used