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mass production

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noun
  1. the production or manufacture of goods in large quantities, especially by machinery.
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Origin of mass production

First recorded in 1915–20
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Related Words

productivenessreduplicationautomation

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Historical Examples

  • The history of mass-production methods in the making of bibliographies has not yet been written.

    A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies

    Archer Taylor

  • It is not entirely clear whether Ersch himself had already adopted something like mass-production methods.

  • His purpose was the mass-production of crises, and he created crises as rabbits create their young, nine at a time.


mass production in Culture

mass production

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

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