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Pronunciation:  `manyu'fakchur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
  2. [n]  the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
  3. [v]  make up something artificial or untrue
  4. [v]  put together out of components or parts; "Ford makes cars"; "They manufacture small toys"

MANUFACTURE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: construct, cook up, fabricate, fabrication, industry, invent, make up
 See Also: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, concoct, confabulate, cottage industry, creating from raw materials, dream up, formation, hatch, industrial enterprise, industrialisation, industrialization, make, mass-produce, mythologise, mythologize, prefabrication, production, raft, shaping, spin, think of, think up, trump up, vamp, vamp up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Man`u*fac"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Manufactured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manufacturing}.] [Cf. F.
    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
  3. \Man`u*fac"ture\, v. i.
    To be employed in manufacturing something.
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