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noun as in manufacturing plant

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The smog will return quickly as factories try to double their production to make up for lost time.

“We closed factories all the time,” he told a reporter just before the election.

Increasingly, adding solar power to the top of factories can help boost the bottom line.

Auto factories tend to sprawl horizontally over huge lots, and have flat roofs.

Free food and excellent shooting aside, what, really, could be worse than a lifetime cutting ribbons at concrete factories?

The endless miles of railways, the vast apparatus of the factories, the soaring structures of the cities bear easy witness to it.

Snuff is very extensively used in the mills and factories of Lancashire.

He saw this water pouring over other dams, turning water wheels, giving power to mills and factories.

At this hour these places are full of workmen in white and blue blouses, and young girls from the neighboring factories.

It is only during the last few years that we European women have been allowed to visit or remain in the factories at Canton.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to factories, such as: shop, firm, cooperative, industry, workshop, and branch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.