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mass production

the production or manufacture of goods in large quantities, especially by machinery.
Origin of mass production
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Guided-missile control systems were already in mass production.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
  • It was mass production—you did things by rote, en-masse—no individuality.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • A plasma arc torch (has been) developed for fabricating ultrahard materials and coatings by mass production methods.

    The Practical Values of Space Exploration Committee on Science and Astronautics
  • You know, American technology and mass production in operation, something to be proud of.

    Prologue to an Analogue Leigh Richmond
  • By the methods of mass production they can be turned out at a relatively low cost per car.

    Supply and Demand Hubert D. Henderson
mass production in Culture

mass production definition

The manufacture of goods in large quantities by machinery and by use of techniques such as the assembly line and division of labor.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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