Definition of Manufacturing

1. Noun. The act of making something (a product) from raw materials. "Manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"

Exact synonyms: Fabrication, Manufacture
Generic synonyms: Creating From Raw Materials
Specialized synonyms: Formation, Shaping, Newspeak, Prefabrication
Derivative terms: Fabricate, Manufacture

Definition of Manufacturing

1. a. Employed, or chiefly employed, in manufacture; as, a manufacturing community; a manufacturing town.

Definition of Manufacturing

1. Noun. The action of the verb ''to manufacture''. ¹

2. Noun. The transformation of raw materials into finished products, usually on a large scale. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of manufacture) ¹

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Definition of Manufacturing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manufacturing

manufactured home
manufactured materials
manufacturer's rep
manufacturer's representative
manufacturers rep
manufacturers representative
manufacturing business
manufacturing plant

Literary usage of Manufacturing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"alleged that the Cotton Manufacturing Company at the time of the stipulation and agreement was about to go into liquidation and wind up its affairs, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Suit by WR Carpenter against the Camp Manufacturing Company and others. ... KEITH, P. The Camp Manufacturing Company Is the successor In title to the ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"These tariff provisions had been framed so as to secure the protection for all manufacturing interests and industries, and in no division of manufacturing ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"This has made the city and its immediate suburbs the most important manufacturing district in America, in both pig and bar iron, steel, glass, aud copper. ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"tain agreements entered Into by it with the Creamery Package Manufacturing Company. They are all attached to the complaint as exhibits, and may be described ..."

6. The Yale Review by Yale University, George Park Fisher, George Burton Adams, Henry Walcott Farnam, Arthur Twining Hadley, John Christopher Schwab, William Fremont Blackman, Edward Gaylord Bourne, Irving Fisher, Henry Crosby Emery, Wilbur Lucius Cross (1903)
"OCCUPATION AND Manufacturing CENSUSES.1 NFORMATION as to the condition of the working population and of the industries of a country can be secured through ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"These conditions have made it the great manufacturing section of the United States. The second mentioned area, the upper Mississippi Valley stretching from ..."

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