manufactured

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Manufacture \Man'u*fac"ture\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Manufactured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manufacturing}.] [Cf. F. manufacturer.]

1. To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc.

2. To work, as raw or partly wrought materials, into suitable forms for use; as, to manufacture wool, cotton, silk, or iron.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

manufactured \manufactured\ adjective Produced in a large-scale industrial operation. Contrasted with {hand-made}. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

manufactured

adjective

1: produced in a large-scale industrial operation


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