from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. made in a factory. Contrasted with
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. produced in quantity at a factory
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Visit a Crate and Barrel or West Elm shop on any given weekend and everywhere you look, you'll see the factory-made descendants of those influential handmade pots.
The mass-produced, factory-made version, Ina told me, was decidedly inferior.
They told how they quickly modified their foreign habits by learning English, dressing in factory-made clothes, and going to the popular entertainments of the time.
This is a way to create jobs, to create orders for factory-made machinery, to spur innovation by modernizing schools, upgrading research laboratories, easing transportation via high-speed rail and more efficient roads and ports.
But this month consumer organizations have warned that some "artisanal" produce is actually factory-made, especially when sold from makeshift stands in lay-bys.
After the financial crisis, Russia increased tariffs on a range of factory-made goods.
But to make things worse, its soda cans are coated with Bisphenol A -- commonly called BPA -- a factory-made hormone-mimicking chemical linked to obesity promotion and possibly cancer, too.
My old external monitor actually did come with a factory-made profile, but I only discovered it by accident while digging around the utilities cd.
"Ben & Jerry's is doing the right thing by taking the phrase 'all natural' off its labels if the products have factory-made ingredients," said CSPI's executive director Michael F. Jacobson.
It was back in 2002 that we first noticed the factory-made ingredients in Ben & Jerry's purportedly All Natural ice cream.
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