Definitions for MANUFACTURING
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The action of the verb to manufacture.
The transformation of raw materials into finished products, usually on a large scale.
employed, or chiefly employed, in manufacture; as, a manufacturing community; a manufacturing town
pertaining to manufacture; as, manufacturing projects
Manufacturing is the production of goods for use or sale using labor and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation. The term may refer to a range of human activity, from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production, in which raw materials are transformed into finished goods on a large scale. Such finished goods may be used for manufacturing other, more complex products, such as aircraft, household appliances or automobiles, or sold to wholesalers, who in turn sell them to retailers, who then sell them to end users – the "consumers". Manufacturing takes turns under all types of economic systems. In a free market economy, manufacturing is usually directed toward the mass production of products for sale to consumers at a profit. In a collectivist economy, manufacturing is more frequently directed by the state to supply a centrally planned economy. In mixed market economies, manufacturing occurs under some degree of government regulation. Modern manufacturing includes all intermediate processes required for the production and integration of a product's components. Some industries, such as semiconductor and steel manufacturers use the term fabrication instead.
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Rank popularity for the word 'MANUFACTURING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2445
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Rank popularity for the word 'MANUFACTURING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3457
Rank popularity for the word 'MANUFACTURING' in Nouns Frequency: #1075
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