the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, especially on a large scale: the manufacture of television sets.
the making or producing of anything; generation: the manufacture of body cells.
the thing or material manufactured; product: Plastic is an important manufacture.
(USED WITH OBJECT) [MAN·U·FAC·TURED, MAN·U·FAC·TUR·ING.]
to make or produce by hand or machinery, especially on a large scale.
to work up (material) into form for use: to manufacture cotton.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and
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techniques developed in the 1800s changed industry forever. Foremost was the concept of mass production based on the idea of inventor Eli Whitney. Innovations such as the production of steel and the harnessing of steam power made industry boom. More »
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The Manufacturing sector comprises establishments engaged in the mechanical,
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