verb (used with object), man·u·fac·tured, man·u·fac·tur·ing.
- manuel i,
- manufactured gas,
- manufactured home,
- manufacturer's agent,
Origin of manufacture
Examples from the Web for manufacturing
Manufacturing merchandise, publicity (a radio ad in SF, Facebook ads, venue specific advertising), supplies, shipping.
Preliminary results performed by Italian authorities “have not detected any manufacturing defect,” she added.
While the President was trumpeting amnesty, The New York Times reported on how manufacturing jobs were paying less and less.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“That gave us a huge entree into manufacturing in London,” says Hulanicki.
Almost a third of manufacturing jobs disappeared within a decade.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is strong, dark, and fit only for manufacturing purposes.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
In one quarter every store is kept by a Chinese and here a large amount of manufacturing is done.The Critic in the Orient|George Hamlin Fitch
There is no capital, formerly employed in manufacturing for the foreign market, which is now brought into less full employment.Essays on some unsettled Questions of Political Economy|John Stuart Mill
There was danger lest I should drift away from the manufacturing to the financial and banking business.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie
The farming class never give the trouble which the manufacturing and mercantile are always threatening.Twenty Years in Europe|Samuel H. M. Byers
Word Origin for manufacture
1680s, from manufacture (n.). Related: Manufactured; manufacturing; manufacturable.
1560s, "something made by hand," from Middle French manufacture, from Medieval Latin *manufactura (source of Italian manifattura, Spanish manufactura), from Latin manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)) + factura "a working," from past participle stem of facere "to perform" (see factitious). Sense of "process of manufacturing" first recorded c.1600. Related: Manufactures.