Definition of Prefabrication

1. Noun. The manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site.

Generic synonyms: Fabrication, Manufacture, Manufacturing
Derivative terms: Prefabricate



Definition of Prefabrication

1. Noun. The manufacture of prefabricated components, and their assembly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prefabrication

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prefabrication

preexponent
preexponential
preexponents
preexpose
preexposed
preexposes
preexposing
preexposure
prefab
prefabbed
prefabbing
prefabricate
prefabricated
prefabricates
prefabricating
prefabrication (current term)
prefabrications
prefabs
preface
prefaced
prefaceless
prefacer
prefacers
prefaces
prefacing
prefactor
prefactors
prefade
prefaded
prefades

Literary usage of Prefabrication

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

1. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movement by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"3- Related to the idea of varied lifespans was the introduction of prefabrication for building components, since it allowed the easy replacement of ..."

2. Economic Evaluation of Long-Life Pavements by Oecd, OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"prefabrication reduces many of the worker hazards that can occur on site. ... There are some disadvantages to prefabrication. It may be more costly, ..."

3. Arie Hagoort, architectby Arjen Oosterman, Roos Aldershoff by Arjen Oosterman, Roos Aldershoff (1991)
"The attitude and predilection shown here by Wachsmann, a fervent advocate of industrialization of building in genera) and prefabrication in particular (he ..."

4. Lessons for Students in Architecture by Herman Hertzberger (2001)
"The required degree of accuracy here was provided by prefabrication of the beams. The structure was given stability by the conduit shafts, ..."

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