verb (used with object), man·u·fac·tured, man·u·fac·tur·ing.
Origin of manufacture
Synonyms for manufacture
Related Words for manufacturingmanufacture, construction, completion, assembly, doing, creation, composition, produce, formation, making, accomplishment, fabrication, erection, casting, forging, finishing, tooling
Examples from the Web for manufacturing
Contemporary Examples of manufacturing
Manufacturing merchandise, publicity (a radio ad in SF, Facebook ads, venue specific advertising), supplies, shipping.How Much Money Does a Band Really Make on Tour?
December 8, 2014
Preliminary results performed by Italian authorities “have not detected any manufacturing defect,” she added.Did This Flu Vaccine Kill 13?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 2, 2014
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
November 24, 2014
“That gave us a huge entree into manufacturing in London,” says Hulanicki.Barbara Hulanicki, Queen of Fast Fashion
October 15, 2014
Almost a third of manufacturing jobs disappeared within a decade.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality
September 18, 2014
Historical Examples of manufacturing
No manufacturing town in France is better off in this respect.In the Heart of Vosges
"I hadn't thought of manufacturing them for sale," said the young inventor.Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout
We did something in the way of manufacturing, but we could not do it now.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
At last accounts, she was keeping a boarding-house in a manufacturing town.Paul Prescott's Charge
Instead of manufacturing the cell from bottom to top, it has only to complete it.The Industries of Animals
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.