Origin of assembly line
Words nearby assembly line
How to use assembly line in a sentence
In the early 2000s, many people who worked in manufacturing in north Alabama supported Southern Democrats, and Obama enjoyed support on assembly lines and in union halls.The Radicalization of Kevin Greeson|by Connor Sheets, AL.com|January 15, 2021|ProPublica
So they drove tractors on farms or they worked on assembly lines and in explosive factories.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Paulson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
They were constructed with speed and precision in mind, making them ideal for things like assembly line work.Why ‘soft robots’ have NASA, doctors, and tech whizzes so excited|jakemeth|January 1, 2021|Fortune
It was an assembly line of sorts, if assembly lines involved a lot of talking, laughing and pan dulce breaks.At the end of an isolating year, even the embarrassing, frustrating, weird parts of family gatherings feel missed|Theresa Vargas|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
A new company, Iowa Beef Packers, later bought by Tyson, was transforming the industry with automated factories built like an assembly line.As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Discovered Meatpacking Executives Were the Ones in Charge|by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung|December 21, 2020|ProPublica
At break time, the entire assembly line would run over to play the machines that were ready to be shipped out.‘Asteroids’ & The Dawn of the Gamer Age|David Owen|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These two women are assembly-line workers in the ultimate factory of patriarchy.
By the early 2000s, however, the pendulum was starting to swing back toward the old assembly-line model—with one big difference.The Last Great Singer-Songwriter Album|Andrew Romano|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Amid this, however, New York occupied a central place in the assembly-line production of hits and musical acts.‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ Review: A Few Discordant Notes, But Damn Great Songs|Daniel Gross|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It's an assembly line,” says Chloe Hilliard, an up-and-coming African American New York City-based working stand up comic.SNL's Kenan Thompson and the Invisible Black Women of Comedy|Tricia Romano|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The kind they turn off the assembly line to hold up the fronts of pool parlors.
The man didn't look at him; he kept his eyes averted from both Lee and the blood-spattered assembly line.The Brain|Alexander Blade
It reminded Verkan Vail of some sort of industrial assembly-line operation.Last Enemy|Henry Beam Piper
At the very end of this assembly line a crane was loading a finished object onto a flat-bed trailer.
The assembly line of pushpots grew shorter, and the remaining monstrosities around the sidewall were plainly near to completion.
British Dictionary definitions for assembly line
Cultural definitions for assembly line
A line of factory workers and equipment along which a product being assembled passes consecutively from operation to operation until completed.