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factory system

noun

a manufacturing method for a standardized product or products in which fixed capital, raw material, and labor operations are centralized and sophisticated machinery is often used

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  • It remained for the Ingersoll organization, many years later, to develop such a factory system.

    Time Telling through the Ages Harry Chase Brearley
  • "I wish you'd write a book about the factory system," she said.

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
  • To Southey as to Chalmers the great evil of the day was the growth of the disorganised populace under the factory system.

  • This evil began with the adoption of the factory system in modern industry.

    Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • The factory system made wretchedness the common lot of the English workingman of this period.

  • But these particular evils were not specially due to the factory system.

    Women in Modern Industry B. L. Hutchins
  • The factory system has begun to make some way in dressmaking, but not to a considerable extent.

    Women in Modern Industry B. L. Hutchins
  • While the factory system of production is general in America, it is far from universal.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • We see in the first volume the effect of the factory system in creating capital.

  • Thus it introduced the factory system, one might say, into the harvest-field.

    The Romance of the Reaper Herbert Newton Casson

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