HyperDic: factory

English > 1 sense of the word factory:
NOUNartifactfactory, mill, manufacturing plant, manufactorya plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
factory > pronunciation
Soundsfae'kteriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > factory: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing.
Synonymsmill, manufacturing plant, manufactory
Category ofclosed-circuit televisionA television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)
conveyer belt, conveyor belt, conveyer, conveyor, transporterA moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
uptimeA period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use
Partsproduction line, assembly line, linemechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
shop floorworkplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines
Narrowerassembly plantA factory where manufactured parts are assembled into a finished product
automobile factory, auto factory, car factoryA factory where automobiles are manufactured
canneryA factory where food is canned
chemical plantAn industrial plant where chemicals are produced
foundry, metalworksfactory where metal castings are produced
lumbermill, sawmillA mill for dressing logs and lumber
paper millA mill where paper is manufactured
stamp mill, stamping millA mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
steel mill, steelworks, steel plant, steel factoryA factory where steel is made
sweatshopfactory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions
textile millA factory for making textiles
Broaderplant, works, industrial plantbuildings for carrying on industrial labor
Spanishfabrica, fábrica, factoría, molino, planta
Catalanfàbrica, factoria, molí, planta

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