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man·u·fac·ture

 (măn′yə-făk′chər)
v. man·u·fac·tured, man·u·fac·tur·ing, man·u·fac·tures
v.tr.
1.
a. To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
b. To make or process (a product), especially with the use of industrial machines.
2. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner: "His books seem to have been manufactured rather than composed" (Dwight Macdonald).
3. To concoct or invent; fabricate: manufacture an excuse.
v.intr.
To make or process goods, especially in large quantities and by means of industrial machines.
n.
1.
a. The act, craft, or process of manufacturing products, especially on a large scale.
b. An industry in which mechanical power and machinery are employed.
2. A product that is manufactured.
3. The making or producing of something.

[From French, manufacture, from Old French, from Medieval Latin *manūfactūra : Latin manū, ablative of manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + Latin factūra, working of a metal, from factus, past participle of facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

man′u·fac′tur·a·ble adj.
man′u·fac′tur·al adj.
man′u·fac′tur·ing n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manufacturing - the act of making something (a product) from raw materialsmanufacturing - the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
creating from raw materials - the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
formation, shaping - the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
newspeak - deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public; "the welfare state brought its own newspeak"
prefabrication - the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site
Translations

manufacturing

[ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ]
A. Nfabricación f
B. CPD [town, city, sector] → industrial, manufacturero/a
manufacturing base Nbase f industrial
manufacturing capacity Ncapacidad f de fabricación
manufacturing costs NPLcostes mpl de fabricación
manufacturing industries NPLindustrias fpl manufactureras

manufacturing

[ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ]
n (= sector) → industrie f
Thousands of jobs in manufacturing are going every week → Des milliers d'emplois dans l'industrie sont supprimés chaque semaine.
modif [sector, output, job] → industriel(le) manufacturing industry, manufacturing plant, manufacturing processmanufacturing industry nplindustrie f de transformationmanufacturing plant nunité f de production, usine fmanufacturing process nprocessus m de fabrication

manufacturing

adjHerstellungs-, Produktions-; industryverarbeitend; manufacturing techniques/costs/processHerstellungs- or Produktionstechniken pl/-kosten pl/-verfahren nt; manufacturing companyHerstellerfirma f; manufacturing town/cityIndustriestadt f; manufacturing outputProduktionsmenge f; the manufacturing sectordas verarbeitende Gewerbe
nErzeugung f, → Herstellung f