production line


Definition of production line

Examples of production line in a Sentence

He works on the production line at the local factory.
Recent Examples on the Web This particular locomotive happened to be the last steam engine off the regular production line of the plant which has been building locomotives for 100 years. Wayne Whittaker, Popular Mechanics, 26 Aug. 2021 The companies said the stainless steel got into the vaccine vials because metal parts were improperly installed on a production line at Moderna’s contract facility in Spain. WSJ, 2 Sep. 2021 The company is investing $15.9 million to expands the production line at its Gadsden poultry processing plant. Leada Gore |, al, 20 Jan. 2021 The chicken and meat processing giant announced earlier this month that almost all its people, from office staff to production line workers, must get the shots. Matt Kempner, ajc, 20 Aug. 2021 Wilson Tree Poultry Farm stopped their production line to replace the missing part and has been conducting additional quality control checks twice a day. Michelle Shen, USA TODAY, 26 Aug. 2021 No bank officer or venture capitalist will write their inventors a loan; no local manufacturing hub will help work out the final kinks in their production line. Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic, 18 Aug. 2021 The pilot production line is planned to be capable of producing large format cells that can actually be put into test vehicles. Sam Abuelsamid, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 Stacey Posey worked in personnel and never returned to the production line. Leada Gore |, al, 30 May 2021

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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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8 Oct 2021

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“Production line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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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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