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assembly line

n.
1. An arrangement of workers, machines, and equipment in which the product being assembled passes consecutively from operation to operation until completed. Also called production line.
2. A process in which finished products are turned out in a mechanically efficient, though impersonal, manner: a university that functions as a sports assembly line.

assembly line

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a sequence of machines, tools, operations, workers, etc, in a factory, arranged so that at each stage a further process is carried out

assem′bly line`


n.
an arrangement of machines, tools, and workers in which a product is assembled in a particular sequence as it is moved along a direct line or route.
[1910–15, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assembly line - mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on itassembly line - mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
conveyer belt, conveyor belt, conveyor, conveyer, transporter - a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
mechanical system - a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles
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