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- n. (marxist) The combination of the means of labor--such as machines, tools, and equipment--and the subject of labor used by workers to make products.
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Centralization of the means of production and socialization of labour at last reach a point where they become incompatible with their capitalist integument.
For as he substitutes machines for men, he simultaneously substitutes nonprofitable means of production for profitable ones.
'The revolution will plug your backside,' said Kokolios, adding, 'a fair share of what little we have, the means of production in the hands of the producers, the equal obligation of all to work. '