shop floor

noun

the part of a factory housing the machines and men directly involved in production
  1. workers, esp factory workers organized in a union
  2. (as modifier)shop-floor protest

Nearby words

  1. shootist,
  2. shootout,
  3. shop,
  4. shop around,
  5. shop assistant,
  6. shop right,
  7. shop steward,
  8. shop-window,
  9. shop-worn,
  10. shopaholic

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Examples from the Web for shop-floor

  • She crossed the shop-floor at a leisurely pace, and came and offered her hand to the beautiful Norman.

  • Wasn't it your pepper and salt that was strewed on the shop-floor to-day?

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