Albuterol inhalers come mass-produced from a factory, and yet asthmatics still prefer them to wheezing uncontrollably.
But among the factory and office workers is a commuter photographed on the London Overground.
The message was left for someone called “Nana,” applying for work in a factory.
1550s, "estate manager's office," from Middle French factorie, from Late Latin factorium "office for agents (factors)," also "oil press, mill," from Latin factor "doer, maker" (see factor (n.)). Sense of "building for making goods" is first attested 1610s. Factory farm attested from 1890.
Place where what is indicated is done, pursued, used, etc •A jocular appropriation of the term: brain factory/ freak factory/ nut factory (1920s+)noun
The apparatus used for injecting narcotics; works (1940s+ Narcotics)Related Terms