the production or manufacture of goods in large quantities, especially by machinery.
The manufacture of goods in large quantities by machinery and by use of techniques such as the assembly line and division of labor.
noun, Pathology. 1. a condition in which a large group of people report similar physical symptoms that are traceable to psychological factors rather than environmental or physiological factors.
noun 1. the study of the behavior of large groups of people.
- Mass ratio
noun 1. the ratio of the mass of a fully-fuelled rocket at liftoff to the mass of the rocket without fuel
noun, Sociology. 1. a society whose members are characterized by having segmentalized, impersonal relations, a high degree of physical and social mobility, a spectator relation to events, and a pronounced tendency to conform to external popular norms.