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production line

Syllabification: pro·duc·tion line

Definition of production line in English:

noun

An arrangement in a factory in which a thing being manufactured is passed through a set linear sequence of mechanical or manual operations. Compare with assembly line.
Example sentences
  • Marie had worked on a factory production line before she became unemployed.
  • Workers are not only encouraged to suggest improvements, they can stop the production line if they are not satisfied with quality.
  • The production line in his sportswear factory is humming away in the background, churning out the latest in handball kit.

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