Manufacture

  • 1 manufacture — [ manyfaktyr ] n. f. • 1511 « travail manuel »; lat. médiév. manufactura 1 ♦ Vx Fabrication. Mod. École centrale des arts et manufactures. 2 ♦ (1623) Vx ou hist. Grande fabrique, établissement industriel utilisant surtout le travail à la main… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Manufacture — Man u*fac ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manufactured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manufacturing}.] [Cf. F. manufacturer.] 1. To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 manufacture — [v1] build, produce accomplish, assemble, carve, cast, cobble*, complete, compose, construct, create, execute, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, fudge together*, machine, make, make up, mass produce, mill, mold, prefab, process, put… …

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  • 4 Manufacture — Man u*fac ture, n. [L. manus the hand + factura a making, fr. facere to make: cf. F. manufacture. See {Manual}, and {Fact}.] 1. The operation of making wares or any products by hand, by machinery, or by other agency. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything… …

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  • 5 manufacture — I noun assemblage, assembly, composition, construction, creation, development, execution, fabrica, fabrication, fashioning, forging, formation, forming, making, molding, origination, preparation, production, synthesis II verb assemble, build,… …

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  • 6 Manufacture — Man u*fac ture, v. i. To be employed in manufacturing something. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 manufacturé — manufacturé, ée (ma nu fa ktu ré, rée) part. passé de manufacturer. Objets manufacturés …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 manufacture — fabricate, forge, *make, form, shape, fashion Analogous words: produce, turn out, yield (see BEAR) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 manufacture — Manufacture, f. antepenac. C est la façon de quelque ouvrage faicte à la main …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 manufacture — ► VERB 1) make (something), especially on a large scale using machinery. 2) (manufactured) made or produced in a merely mechanical way. 3) invent or fabricate (evidence or a story). ► NOUN ▪ the process of manufacturing. DERIVATIVES …

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  • 11 manufacture — [man΄yo͞o fak′chər, man΄yəfak′chər] n. [Fr < ML manufactura < L manu, abl. of manus, a hand (see MANUAL) + factura, a making < factus, pp. of facere, to make, DO1] 1. the making of goods and articles by hand or, esp., by machinery, often …

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  • 12 Manufacture — Pour le contexte de l économie française liée à l Ancien Régime, voir Centralisation. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Manufacture (homonymie). Une manufacture (du latin manufactura, « fait à la main ») est un bâtiment industriel dans… …

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  • 13 manufacture — (ma nu fak tu r ) s. f. 1°   Fabrication de certains ouvrages qui se font à la main ou par des machines. La manufacture des étoffes de soie.    Dans ce sens il vieillit : on dit plus ordinairement fabrication. 2°   Établissement dans lequel on… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 manufacture — ▪ I. manufacture manufacture 2 noun [uncountable] 1. MANUFACTURING when large quantities of goods are produced to be sold, using machinery: • Cigarettes become stale from one to three months after the date of manufacture. manufacture of …

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  • 15 MANUFACTURE — s. f. La fabrication de certains produits de l industrie. La manufacture des étoffes de laine et de soie est une source de richesses pour la France. Depuis un siècle, tous les genres de manufacture se sont perfectionnés. Il vieillit en ce sens :… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 16 manufacture — manufacturable, adj. manufactural, adj. /man yeuh fak cheuhr/, n., v., manufactured, manufacturing. n. 1. the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, esp. on a large scale: the manufacture of television sets. 2. the making or… …

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  • 17 MANUFACTURE — n. f. Fabrication de certains produits de l’industrie. La manufacture des étoffes de laine et de soie. Depuis un siècle, tous les genres de manufactures se sont perfectionnés. Il vieillit en ce sens, on dit plus ordinairement Fabrication. Il… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 manufacture — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ local ▪ cotton ropes of local manufacture ▪ metal, steel, etc. ▪ cloth, cotton …

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  • 19 manufacture — I UK [ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃə(r)] / US [ˌmænjəˈfæktʃər] verb [transitive] Word forms manufacture : present tense I/you/we/they manufacture he/she/it manufactures present participle manufacturing past tense manufactured past participle manufactured ** 1) to …

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  • 20 manufacture — 01. This toy was designed in the U.S., [manufactured] in China, and packaged in Mexico. 02. In the weeks preceding Christmas, toy [manufacturers] do a lot of advertising in order to increase their sales. 03. There are very few [manufacturing]… …

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