Definition of assembly line in English:

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assembly line

Pronunciation: /əˈsemblē ˌlīn/


A series of workers and machines in a factory by which a succession of identical items is progressively assembled: their latest economy car rolled off the assembly line last August figurative new teenage idols were pouring off the assembly line Compare with production line.
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  • I worked in an assembly line in a garment factory to get money for college.
  • We build machines on an assembly line, focusing on how to make them cheaper and ever more reliable.
  • Some of the material presumably finds itself rolling off the assembly line as a brand new vehicle, as the circle of life continues.

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Syllabification: as·sem·bly line

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