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Definition of Factory

Factory

  1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers.
  2. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory.
  3. A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory.

Factory Quotations

I think I do myself a disservice by comparing myself to Steve Jobs and Walt Disney and human beings that we've seen before. It should be more like Willy Wonka... and welcome to my chocolate factory.
Kanye West

As a young man, I lived through the Great Depression, when banks failed and so many lost their jobs and homes and went hungry. I was fortunate to have a job at a canning factory that paid 25 cents an hour.
James E. Faust

It makes sense that we came up with our public school system during the Industrial Revolution because it's like everybody is a factory worker, eating their terrible food and going back to the room where you're silent and listening to an idiot. That's an epitomizing idea, getting called 'Nothing' for your whole high school experience.
Ezra Miller

Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
Claude Debussy

In the industrial revolution Britain led the world in advances that enabled mass production: trade exchanges, transportation, factory technology and new skills needed for the new industrialised world.
Lucy Powell
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Factory Translations

factory in Afrikaans is fabriek
factory in Danish is fabrik
factory in Dutch is fabriek
factory in Finnish is tehdas
factory in French is fabrique, maison de commerce, usine
factory in German is Fabrik
factory in Italian is ditta, fabbrica
factory in Norwegian is fabrikk
factory in Swedish is fabrik
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