production line

noun

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 The plant struggled to obtain masks in March and April, but conditions at the plant improved once the company secured masks and began to separate workers on the production line, Link said. Georgia Gee, USA TODAY, "Confidential coronavirus outbreak data shows thousands of undisclosed incidents across Illinois," 12 Oct. 2020 Imagine, for example, a small business owner or CEO who needs to decide whether to install a new production line. Charles Riley, CNN, "Trump's diagnosis adds to toxic cocktail of uncertainty that's damaging the economy," 4 Oct. 2020 Once the new production line is up and running in South Dakota in October, that number is expected to reach 95 million per month in the United States. Washington Post, "The N95 shortage America can’t seem to fix," 21 Sep. 2020 Once the new production line is up and running in South Dakota in October, that number is expected to reach 95 million per month in the United States. Jessica Contrera, Anchorage Daily News, "N95 masks save lives. So why are they still hard to get this far into a pandemic?," 21 Sep. 2020 The first pre-production Grecale should roll off the line early next year after a nearly $1 billion investment from Maserati in the construction of a new production line. Colin Beresford, Car and Driver, "Maserati Teases Compact SUV, Coming Soon, to Be Named Grecale," 10 Sep. 2020 The foundation provided grants and technical assistance to help C.N.B.G. develop a polio-vaccine production line that was capable of exporting at scale. Peter Hessler, The New Yorker, "The November Surprise of China’s Coronavirus Vaccine," 29 Sep. 2020 The key, according to Baglino, is to keep the production line moving constantly, like in bottling plants. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "Tesla lays out path to an electric car cheap enough for most people," 23 Sep. 2020 As work has become increasingly digitized, the production line aspect of an office space has become less and less tethered to the physical space. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Respawn point: The inevitable reincarnation of the corporate office," 21 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of production line

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Production line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/production%20line. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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production line

noun

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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