production line


noun

an arrangement of machines or sequence of operations involved with a single manufacturing operation or production process.Compare assembly line, line1(def 29).

Nearby words

  1. product mark,
  2. product placement,
  3. productile,
  4. production,
  5. production control,
  6. production number,
  7. production platform,
  8. production well,
  9. productive,
  10. productive cough

Origin of production line

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for production line

production line

noun

a factory system in which parts or components of the end product are transported by a conveyor through a number of different sites at each of which a manual or machine operation is performed on them without interrupting the flow of production
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