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- n. Plural form of assembly line.
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I fought down the insistent thought of Alan Bennett’s lines in the sermon in Beyond the Fringe as I stood in the cathedral hush of the Jaguar assembly lines during the morning tea-break.
If the winner was in production, so too was the loser, for in Germany likewise the die was cast, and pouring off the assembly lines was the Messer - schmitt 109.
A month from the declaration, the first Hurricane came from the assembly lines of the Gloster company and from then on muscle was added daily to Britain's air army.
I have seen the closed factories and the stalled assembly lines of Anderson, Indiana and South Gate, California, and I have seen too many, far too many idle men and women desperate to work, I have seen too many, far too many working families desperate to protect the value of their wages from the ravages of inflation.