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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:
Adj.1.manufactured - produced in a large-scale industrial operationmanufactured - produced in a large-scale industrial operation
factory-made - produced in quantity at a factory

manufactured

adjective
Made by human beings instead of nature:
References in classic literature ?
They gave out that they knew how to weave stuffs of the most beautiful colors and elaborate patterns, the clothes manufactured from which should have the wonderful property of remaining invisible to everyone who was unfit for the office he held, or who was extraordinarily simple in character.
I manufactured a large quantity of these post-holes, and having no room in which to store them I set them all end to end and put the top one in the ground.
Now you must know that a man, by laboring some time on a piece of raw cotton, can turn it into a piece of manufactured cotton fit for making into sheets and shifts and the like.
The permanent constitutional condition of the manufactured man, thought Ahab, is sordidness.
The training of myself and the young Martians was conducted solely by the women, who not only attend to the education of the young in the arts of individual defense and offense, but are also the artisans who produce every manufactured article wrought by the green Martians.

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