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Definitions for manufacturer
ˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃər ərman·u·fac·tur·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manufacturer, maker, manufacturing businessnoun

    a business engaged in manufacturing some product

  2. manufacturer, producernoun

    someone who manufactures something


  1. manufacturernoun

    one that manufactures

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Manufacturernoun

    A workman; an artificer.

    Etymology: manufacturier, French; manufacturus, Lat.

    In the practices of artificers and the manufacturers of various kinds, the end being proposed, we find out ways of composing things for the several uses of human life. Isaac Watts.


  1. manufacturer

    A manufacturer is an individual, a company or an entity that converts raw materials or components into finished goods, employing various tools, machinery and processes. The goods are then distributed in bulk to wholesalers or retailers for sale to consumers. The process of manufacturing involves designing, crafting, making, producing or fabricating items on a large scale. In short, a manufacturer is responsible for transforming raw materials into sellable commodities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manufacturernoun

    one who manufactures

Editors Contribution

  1. manufacturer

    A business that manufactures.

    The business manufactures tiles.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'manufacturer' in Nouns Frequency: #1007

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manufacturer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manufacturer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of manufacturer in a Sentence

  1. Ben Thompson:

    Given that Xiaomi's valuation has always been based on the company being more than a commodity handset manufacturer, missing their services revenue goal by such a significant margin is even more concerning than missing their handset target.

  2. Nav Bharat Tubes:

    In the heart of Gujarat, where quality meets reliability, Nav Bharat Tubes Private Limited stands tall as a leading stainless steel manufacturer. With a commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, Nav Bharat Tubes has become synonymous with premium quality stainless steel products. Specializing in a wide range of stainless steel pipes, tubes, sheets, circles, and coils, Nav Bharat Tubes caters to diverse industrial needs across the nation.

  3. Director Thomas Winkelmann:

    That is acceptable because maintenance standards inside the Lufthansa group are known as very high worldwide. As long as you have your maintenance schedule in place and follow all the procedures together with the manufacturer, there is absolutely no issue with the age of an airplane.

  4. Wes Ramey:

    Although Dollywood does not have the specific ride involved in this tragic incident, the safety of our guests is our top priority. Out of an abundance of caution, and until further details about the accident at Floridas ICON Park are known, we have temporarily closed Drop Line, our drop tower ride that was developed by the same manufacturer.

  5. Boeing Co:

    We have requested a debrief and will determine a path forward following completion of the debrief, we believe Boeing provided the best solution to sustain the Minuteman ICBM program, leveraging Boeing's 55 years of experience in ICBM development and maximizing the benefits of Boeing's personnel, capabilities, and original equipment manufacturer expertise.

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