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noun as in manufacturing plant

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Elon Musk called an attempted cyberattack against Tesla “serious,” a comment that confirms the company was the target of a foiled ransomware attempt at its massive factory near Reno, Nevada.

Not only replaceable, but guaranteed replaceable—and for reasonably technical end users, user-replaceable—with easily purchased parts from the factory.

The lion’s share of the US’s imported exercise equipment comes from China—some 65% in 2019, according to the International Trade Centre—where factories were shutting down at the beginning of 2020 due to Covid-19.

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Anything could be built in industrial areas – standalone homes, apartments, businesses or factories.

The IT sector offers an alternate way forward in an economy still dominated by Soviet-style collective farms and state-run factories.

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The cameraman was reporting on the factory catching fire when the inevitable happened.

A plastic factory, a hardware supplier, and shipping–and-receiving giants like Fed-Ex and DHL are neighboring businesses.

Not just a candy factory but a candy store, and everything in it free.

By day, she cares for her children in a bombed-out milk factory that hosts her orphanage, Okutiuka.

Have we become a nation of Veruca Salts from “Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory,” who are unbearably demanding?

It was afterwards used as a schoolroom in connection with Winfield's factory.

A Lowell factory-girl would consider this entirely out of character, and a New-York milliner would be shocked at the idea of it.

Think of this, ye who talk, not always without reason, of "factory slaves" and the meagre rewards of labor in America.

Gallinas, the noted slave factory on the west of Africa, purchased by the Liberian republic.

Seven o'clock in the morning is too early for any rational human being to be herded into a factory at the call of a steam whistle.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to factory, such as: branch, cooperative, firm, industry, laboratory, and mill.

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