Examples of factory in a Sentence
She got a job in the factory.
the new factory will create hundreds of much-needed jobs
Recent Examples of factory from the Web
Factory owners are already complaining that a free-trade deal with China signed in 2007 has made their goods uncompetitive, and now economists fear that Pakistan may be mortgaging its future to Chinese finance.
Co., which makes the kangaroo-logo Kangol caps worn by celebrities like Samuel L. Jackson and Brad Pitt, moved into a Pennsylvania factory last year from China.
The city will give the car seat maker $4 million toward its expansion, which will include a $26 million, 240,000-square-foot factory and 200 new employees to start, bringing the total to 750 from a current 550.
Harley, which said its third-quarter motorcycle shipments may drop as much as 20 percent, has factories in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, states that helped carry Trump to his surprise election victory in November.
The men stood in the street, looking up at the factory workers who had seen the shooting.
However, the label is falling short in its transparency and factory-monitoring—
And because the residents have lives outside the slum, working in hotels and factories, riding on buses, shaking hands with everyone from aid workers to merchants, the influenza advances beyond the slum.
Böttger says simply cleaning these machines isn’t good enough, and that any HCU design with an open water tank is fundamentally susceptible to infection—if not from contamination at the factory, then from microbes in the hospital.
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First Known Use of factory
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Definition of factory for English Language Learners
: a building or group of buildings where products are made
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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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