production line


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Examples of production line in a Sentence

He works on the production line at the local factory.

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Crusty engineers, mostly in their 40s and dressed in matching dark jackets and black pants, hover over its production lines in a factory outside Seoul, or work at nearby desks. Michael Schuman, New York Times, "Blocked in Business, South Korean Women Start Their Own," 30 Aug. 2019 And while Ducati’s signature V2 isn’t going anywhere, the maker’s Panigale V4—launched in 2018 as part of its regular production line—is nudging it aside on the brand’s biggest, fastest bikes. Matthew Jancer, Popular Mechanics, "The New Age of the V4 Road Bike," 26 Apr. 2019 Even products with more complex post-processing like smoking or marination will be ready to ship to retailers within just a few days of starting the production line. Liz Specht, WIRED, "Alt-Meat Trounces Animal Meat's Massive Inefficiencies," 19 Aug. 2019 The news comes as San Antonio officials await a decision by Toyota to invest — or not — nearly $400 million to upgrade the production line of its South Side plant, which produces Tundra and Tacoma pick-ups. Jeff B. Flinn,, "Transmission maker picks San Antonio area for $400-million plant," 23 July 2019 Mexico saw the end of another era as the world’s last modern VW Beetle rolled off the production line at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Puebla. Washington Post, "AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean," 12 July 2019 Less than a week after reporting quarterly vehicle sales numbers that blew past expectations, Tesla appears ready to crank up the production line even more at its massive plant in Fremont. Rex Crum, The Mercury News, "Tesla says Fremont workers will be ‘delighted’ with car production boost, hiring plans," 10 July 2019 To understand the situation better, Mr. Knowlton spent his first four months as plant manager working on the production line. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Richard Knowlton Saved Maker of Spam From the Meat Grinder," 22 Feb. 2019 If restrictions remain, Korean chipmakers’ production lines and therefore global semiconductor supply chains are likely to be disrupted. Washington Post, "Japan-Korea trade spat to intensify with new export limits," 29 July 2019

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First Known Use of production line

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of production line was in 1905

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English Language Learners Definition of production line

: a line of machines, equipment, workers, etc., in a factory that builds a product by passing work from one station to the next until the product is finished

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