Definitions for: Factory

[n] a plant consisting of buildings with facilities for manufacturing

Webster (1913) Definition: Fac"to*ry, n.; pl. Factories (-r?z). [Cf. F.
1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents,
reside, to transact business for their employers. ``The
Company's factory at Madras.'' --Burke.

2. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a
British factory. --W. Guthrie.

3. 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.

Factory leg (Med.), a variety of bandy leg, associated with
partial dislocation of the tibia, produced in young
children by working in factories.

Synonyms: manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill

See Also: assembly line, assembly plant, auto factory, automobile factory, cannery, car factory, chemical plant, foundry, industrial plant, line, lumbermill, metalworks, paper mill, plant, production line, sawmill, shop floor, stamp mill, stamping mill, steel factory, steel mill, steel plant, steelworks, sweatshop, textile mill, works

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