preassembled

adjective pre·as·sem·bled \ ˌprē-ə-ˈsem-bəld \
variants: or pre-assembled

Definition of preassembled

: having been assembled in advance
  • … if your walls, floor and ceiling are irregular, a preassembled wall may not fit properly without a lot of shimming and adjusting.
  • —A. J. Hand

preassembly

play \ˌprē-ə-ˈsem-blē\ or pre-assembly noun, plural preassemblies or pre-assemblies
    • A key goal of the new factory is to give the company more space to do preassembly of equipment …
    • —Steve Toloken

First Known Use of preassembled

1939

in the meaning defined above

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