- to produce or manufacture (goods) in large quantities, especially by machinery.
Origin of mass-produce
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for mass-produce
Once scientists figured out how to mass-produce it, the drug saved countless lives, and initiated the age of antibiotics.
The discovery of a way to mass-produce penicillin has personal resonance for Belfer.
To make any sort of profit, the winemaker has to buy low-quality grapes in bulk and mass-produce the stuff.The Great Wine Cover-up
August 18, 2009
If marketers are so desperate, why not choose to mass-produce celebrities who actually sell the baby pictures of their kids.The Wretched Sasha and Malia Dolls
January 28, 2009
James set up, in the starship's memory banks, a sequence to mass-produce instruction tapes and blueprints.The Galaxy Primes
Edward Elmer Smith
- (tr) to manufacture (goods) to a standardized pattern on a large scale by means of extensive mechanization and division of labour
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Word Origin and History for mass-produce
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