What does prefabrication mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prefabrication(noun)

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


  1. prefabrication(Noun)

    The manufacture of prefabricated components, and their assembly


  1. Prefabrication

    Prefabrication is the practice of assembling components of a structure in a factory or other manufacturing site, and transporting complete assemblies or sub-assemblies to the construction site where the structure is to be located. The term is used to distinguish this process from the more conventional construction practice of transporting the basic materials to the construction site where all assembly is carried out. The term prefabrication also applies to the manufacturing of things other than structures at a fixed site. It is frequently used when fabrication of a section of a machine or any movable structure is shifted from the main manufacturing site to another location, and the section is supplied assembled and ready to fit. It is not generally used to refer to electrical or electronic components of a machine, or mechanical parts such as pumps, gearboxes and compressors which are usually supplied as separate items, but to sections of the body of the machine which in the past were fabricated with the whole machine. Prefabricated parts of the body of the machine may be called 'sub-assemblies' to distinguish them from the other components.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prefabrication in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prefabrication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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