production line

noun

Example Sentences

He works on the production line at the local factory.
Recent Examples on the Web Large organizations should consider a staggered modernization that relies on retrofitting as opposed to wholesale production line and transportation changes. Russ Garcia, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2022 That’s all speculation, of course, but Apple will surely be one of TSMC’s first customers to put the 3nm chip production line to good use. Chris Smith, BGR, 26 Dec. 2022 To really get a sense of the problem — and find ways to combat it — the lab trucked in 120 tons of fine, ash-gray powder that was left over from a quarry’s road pavement production line. Samantha Masunagastaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 21 Nov. 2022 Hankook will invest $612 million in the third expansion, which will add the company’s first U.S. production line of truck and bus radial tires. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 18 Aug. 2022 With a test production line in the country, the Cupertino company wants to move some of its 20 to 24 million MacBook models produced yearly in China to Vietnam. Maren Estrada, BGR, 21 Dec. 2022 In January 2020, Subaru changed part of the Ascent's assembly process, switching to air tools on the part of the production line that fastens the ground terminal. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 14 Dec. 2022 To replace the cars, worth about $500,000 each, Lamborhini had to rebuild the vehicle’s production line in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. Andrew Lawrence, Popular Mechanics, 14 Nov. 2022 An employee then sits alongside the parts maker’s production line to make sure that the chips are used in their products and any left over are properly locked away, according to a person familiar with the arrangement. Bybloomberg, Fortune, 19 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of production line was in 1905

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“Production line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/production%20line. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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