Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or concerned in manufacture; industrial: as, a manufacturing community.
  • noun The act or process of making articles for use; the system of industry which produces manufactured articles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Employed, or chiefly employed, in manufacture
  • adjective Pertaining to manufacture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The action of the verb to manufacture.
  • noun The transformation of raw materials into finished products, usually on a large scale.
  • adjective Used in manufacturing.
  • verb Present participle of manufacture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of making something (a product) from raw materials

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Examples

  • The positive contributors to the index -- in order from the largest positive contributor to the smallest -- are the yield spread, the stock price index, production expectations, industrial new orders, building permits (residential) * and the ratio of the deflator of manufacturing value added to unit labor cost for manufacturing*.

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  • New unemployment claims (inverted) * were the only negative contributor in September, while the ratio of the deflator of manufacturing value added to unit labor cost for manufacturing* remained unchanged.

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  • The positive contributors to the index -- in order from the largest positive contributor to the smallest -- are the yield spread, the stock price index, production expectations, industrial new orders, building permits (residential) * and the ratio of the deflator of manufacturing value added to unit labor cost for manufacturing*.

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  • | Reply one of the tried and true ways to boost the economy, increase employment, and maintain manufacturing is government spending.

    The Future is TBD at NASA - NASA Watch

  • | Reply one of the tried and true ways to boost the economy, increase employment, and maintain manufacturing is government spending.

    The Future is TBD at NASA - NASA Watch

  • He mentioned that one of the tried and true ways to boost the economy, increase employment, and maintain manufacturing is government spending.

    The Future is TBD at NASA - NASA Watch

  • Forty per cent of the production in manufacturing is exported.

    The Federal Budget: Staying the Course

  • During the label manufacturing process, invisible inks are applied in up to three designated zones, customised to the end-user's needs and label format.

    ThomasNet News - Today's New Product News

  • During the label manufacturing process, invisible color inks are applied in up to four designated zones customized to the end-user's needs and label format.

    Media Newswire

  • LAWRENCE: The head of a California watch dog group says the military shouldn't spend taxpayer money on what it calls a manufacturing issue and asks, "If someone saw a random crop formation in that shape, would they demand the former change it?"

    CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2007

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