"factory" Definition

  1. n. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers.
  2. n. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory.
  3. n. A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory.

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Position in dictionary: 36457 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "factory": 1
Words that end with "factory": 7
Words that contain "factory": 7
Next words in dictionary: factotum, factotums, factual, factum, facture, faculae, facular, faculties, faculty, facund
Previous words in dictionary: factorship, factorizing, factorized, factorize, factoring, factories, factorial, factoress, factored, factorage

English Dictionary Definition of factory

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