(n.) = factory ; manufacturing firm ; manufactory ; manufacturing enterprise ; plant ; manufacturing plant. Ex: A thesaurus might advise the searcher that the following alternative terms might prove fruitful: factories and other more specific terms, e.g. Printing works. Ex: Fee-for-service programmes can target non-traditional market segments such as pharmaceutical companies, lawyers, and manufacturing firms who regularly need and willingly pay a premium price for perishable medical information. Ex: The strength of the book 'The American manufactory' lies in its detailed narratives of success and failure. Ex: The author attempts to determine whether South African manufacturing enterprises used information to their competitive advantage. Ex: The author describes the approach and its application to 2 different processes: coffee roasting and decaffeination in a Nestle plant. Ex: Greater London constituted Britain's most important interwar centre for new manufacturing plants. ---- * como salido de fábrica = in mint condition. * defecto de fábrica = manufacturing defect. * fábrica azucarera = sugar mill. * fábrica de asfalto = asphalt plant. * fábrica de automóviles = car factory. * fábrica de azúcar = sugar factory. * fábrica de azúcar de remolacha = beet sugar factory. * fábrica de carruajes = carriage-making plant. * fábrica de cemento = cement plant. * fábrica de cerámica = ceramics factory. * fábrica de cerveza = brewery. * fábrica de coches = car factory. * fábrica de conservas = cannery. * fábrica de diplomados = diploma mill. * fábrica de laminación de acero = steel mill. * fábrica de licenciados = diploma mill. * fábrica de muebles = furniture factory. * fábrica de papel = paper mill ; pulp and paper mill. * fábrica de tejidos de algodón = mill ; cotton mill. * fábrica de titulados = diploma mill. * fábrica de toneles = cooperage. * fábrica de vidrios = glass factory. * fábrica textil = mill. * máquina de fábrica = manufacturing equipment. * perforado de fábrica = pre-drilled. * propietario de una fábrica textil = wool-factor. * tienda de fábrica = factory outlet. * trabajador de fábrica = factory worker ; factory hand. (v.) = manufacture ; fabricate. Ex: This simple keypad, with no alphabetical characters, can be manufactured cheaply. Ex: This means that it will become possible to fabricate many complete processors on one chip. ---- * calandria para fabricar tela = cloth-maker's calender. * fabricar cerveza = brew + beer. * fabricar en serie = mass-produce. * fabricar un artefacto = manufacture + artifact. * máquina de fabricar tapas = casemaking machine.