Factory

A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is an industrial site, usually consisting of buildings and machinery, or more commonly a complex having several buildings, where workers manufacture goods or operate machines processing one product into another. Factories arose with the introduction of machinery during the Industrial Revolu...
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factory

[n] - a plant consisting of buildings with facilities for manufacturing
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Factory

• (n.) A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers. • (n.) A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory. • (n.) The body of ...
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factory

mill 1 manufacturing plant noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
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Factory

[Band of Horses song] `Factory` is the third single taken from Band of Horses` third album Infinite Arms. The song was released for free download at the band`s official site in April 2010, shortly after `Compliments` and `Laredo`, to help promote the upcoming release of Infinite Arms. Despite not charting, the song was generally well receiv...
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Factory

[object-oriented programming] In object-oriented programming, a factory is an object for creating other objects – formally a factory is simply an object that returns an object from some method call, which is assumed to be `new`.{efn|Interface-wise, any object that returns an object can be used as a factory, but semantically a factory retu...
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Factory

[openSUSE] Factory is the development branch of the openSUSE Linux distribution. Frequently, this software consists of CVS, Subversion, or Git snapshots. Factory is not meant for use as a production system. It should only be used as a development testbed. However, many developers and hackers from the openSUSE Project use Factory as their pr...
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Factory

[Single] This is a listing of cabinets of Italy. ...
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Factory

Fac'to·ry noun ; plural Factories (-r...z). [ Confer French factorerie .] 1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers. 'The Company's factory at Madras.' Burke. 2. The body of factors in...
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factory

a plant with facilities for manufacturing
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factory

Building with machines for producing goods in large numbers.
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Factory

Factory (from factor), is a name which appears originally to have been given to establishments of merchants and factors (agents) resident in foreign countries; it now signifies a place in which the various processes of a particular manufacture are carried on simultaneously. The rapid growth of factories in this sense is a comparatively recent devel...
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Factory

Factory is British slang for a police station.
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factory

factory, place of production characterized by wage labor, the use of machinery, and the division of labor. The large-scale use of machinery differentiates factory production from simple manufacture, and the division of labor sets it apart from even the most elaborate handicraft establishments. Stand...
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factory

Origin: Cf. F. Factorerie. ... 1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers. 'The Company's factory at Madras.' ... 2. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory. ... 3. A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place ...
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