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manufacture


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manufacture  \Man`u*fac"ture\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  employed  in  manufacturing  something 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manufacture  \Man`u*fac"ture\,  n.  [L.  manus  the  hand  +  factura  a 
  making,  fr  facere  to  make:  cf  F.  manufacture.  See  {Manual}, 
  and  {Fact}.] 
  1.  The  operation  of  making  wares  or  any  products  by  hand,  by 
  machinery,  or  by  other  agency. 
 
  2.  Anything  made  from  raw  materials  by  the  hand,  by 
  machinery,  or  by  art,  as  cloths,  iron  utensils,  shoes, 
  machinery,  saddlery,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manufacture  \Man`u*fac"ture\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Manufactured};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Manufacturing}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  manufacturer.] 
  1.  To  make  (wares  or  other  products)  by  hand,  by  machinery, 
  or  by  other  agency;  as  to  manufacture  cloth,  nails, 
  glass,  etc 
 
  2.  To  work  as  raw  or  partly  wrought  materials,  into  suitable 
  forms  for  use  as  to  manufacture  wool,  cotton,  silk,  or 
  iron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  manufacture 
  n  1:  the  organized  action  of  making  of  goods  and  services  for 
  sale;  "American  industry  is  making  increased  use  of 
  computers  to  control  production"  [syn:  {industry},  {manufacturing}] 
  2:  the  act  of  making  something  (a  product)  from  raw  materials 
  [syn:  {fabrication}] 
  v  1:  put  together  out  of  components  or  parts  "Ford  makes  cars"; 
  "They  manufacture  small  toys"  [syn:  {fabricate},  {construct}] 
  2:  make  up  something  artificial  or  untrue  [syn:  {fabricate},  {cook 
  up},  {make  up},  {invent}] 




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