[man-yuh-fak-cher] /ˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃər/
the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, especially on a large scale:
the manufacture of television sets.
the making or producing of anything; generation:
the manufacture of body cells.
the thing or material manufactured; product:
Plastic is an important manufacture.
verb (used with object), manufactured, manufacturing.
to make or produce by hand or machinery, especially on a large scale.
to work up (material) into form for use:
to manufacture cotton.
to invent fictitiously; fabricate; concoct:
to manufacture an account of the incident.
to produce in a mechanical way without inspiration or originality:
to manufacture a daily quota of poetry.
to process or make (a product) from a raw material, esp as a large-scale operation using machinery
(transitive) to invent or concoct: to manufacture an excuse
the production of goods, esp by industrial processes
a manufactured product
the creation or production of anything
1560s, “something made by hand,” from Middle French manufacture, from Medieval Latin *manufactura (source of Italian manifattura, Spanish manufactura), from Latin manu, ablative of manus “hand” (see manual (adj.)) + factura “a working,” from past participle stem of facere “to perform” (see factitious). Sense of “process of manufacturing” first recorded c.1600. Related: Manufactures.
1680s, from manufacture (n.). Related: Manufactured; manufacturing; manufacturable.
noun 1. a gaseous fuel created from coal, oil, etc., as differentiated from natural gas.
noun 1. a prefabricated house, assembled in modular sections. 2. .
- Manufacturer resource planning
application (MRP II) A system based on MRP which allows manufacturers to optimise materials, procurement, manufacturing processes, etc., and provide financial and planning reports. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, manufacturers integrated MRP and other manufacturing and business functions. This renaissance is commonly known as Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II). According to the American […]
[man-yuh-fak-cher-er] /ˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃər ər/ noun 1. a person, group, or company that owns or runs a plant. 2. a person, group, or company that . /ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərə/ noun 1. a person or business concern that manufactures goods or owns a factory n. 1719, “worker in a manufacturing establishment,” agent noun from manufacture (v.). Meaning “one […]