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shop floor

n
1. (Commerce) the part of a factory housing the machines and men directly involved in production
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. workers, esp factory workers organized in a union
b. (as modifier): shop-floor protest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shop floor - workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machinesshop floor - workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines; "the productive work is done on the shop floor"
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
Translations
عُمّال المَصْنَع أو المَشْغَل
dělnictvo
gulvet
verkafólk
robotníci
işçiler

shop floor

n (Industry) the shop floor (workers)le maestranze
he works on the shop floor → è un operaio

shop

(ʃop) noun
1. a place where goods are sold. a baker's shop.
2. a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on. a machine-shop.
verbpast tense, past participle shopped
(often go shopping) to visit shops for the purpose of buying. We shop on Saturdays; She goes shopping once a week.
ˈshopper noun
1. a person who is shopping. The street was full of shoppers.
2. a large bag used when shopping.
ˈshopping noun
1. the activity of buying goods in shops. Have you a lot of shopping to do?; (also adjective) a shopping-list.
2. the goods bought. He helped her carry her shopping home; (also adjective) a shopping-basket / bag.
shop assistant (American ˈsalesclerk, *clerk)
a person employed in a shop to serve customers.
shop floor
the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management.
ˈshopkeeper noun
a person who runs a shop of his own.
ˈshoplifter noun
a person who steals goods from a shop.
ˈshoplifting noun
shopping centre
a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.
shopping mall noun
(also mall) (American) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
shop around
to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything.
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PROBLEM--Sivyer Steel needed to break down the communication barriers between the front office and the shop floor and, at the same time, eliminate the paperwork required for each job.
Tricorn's job processing software is being integrated with Seiki's shop floor communications and machine monitoring software and Tricorn will sell and support the package under the name of Tricorn Shopfloor Management.
When critical shop floor space was being taken up storing turbine motors at E.
And, like countless other manufacturers, you also realize the shop floor is the next great frontier in the quest for truly lean operations.
Beverley Fletcher, 28, shop floor manager, Sunderland: Definitely - I have to walk around the shop floor all day.
New "process Journals" provide time and date stamps on every journal entry to eliminate paper on the shop floor and improve compliance with FDA specification 21CFR part 11.
Our core strength is the ability to take a lot of disparate data from the shop floor and put context to it so that people can understand what it really means," he says.