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  1. man·u·fac·ture
    IPA[ˌman(y)əˈfak(t)SHər]
  2. verb

    noun

    • 1. the making of articles on a large scale using machinery:

      the manufacture of armored vehicles
    • 2. a specified branch of industry:

      the porcelain manufacture for which France became justly renowned
    • 3. manufactured goods or articles:

      exports and imports of manufactures
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: manufacture, 3rd person present: manufactures, gerund or present participle: manufacturing, past tense: manufactured, past participle: manufactured

    • verb

      make (something) on a large scale using machinery:

      (of a living thing) produce (a substance) naturally:

    • noun

      the making of articles on a large scale using machinery:

      a specified branch of industry:

    • adjective

      produced on a large scale using machinery:

      (of something abstract) made or produced in a merely mechanical way:

    • adjective

      produced on a large scale using machinery:

      (of something abstract) made or produced in a merely mechanical way:

    • noun

      (mainly in advertising) a mobile home.
    • noun

      prefabricated houses that are constructed in a factory and then assembled at the building site in modular sections.
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