Simple Definition of factory
: a building or group of buildings where products are made
Examples of factory in a sentence
She got a job in the factory.
<the new factory will create hundreds of much-needed jobs>
First Known Use of factory
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Definition of factory for Students
: a place where products are manufactured
Word Root of factory
The Latin word facere, meaning “to make” or “to do,” and its form factus give us the roots fic, fact, and fect. Words from the Latin facere have something to do with making or doing something. To manufacture is to make goods. This is often done in a factory. Something difficult is hard to do. Anything effective does what it is meant to do.
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