manufacture

manufacture
1. verb
From Latin words manus and factura, literally, "put together by hand".
Now it means the process of making products by hand, machinery, or other automated means. United States v. Anderson, D.C.Cal., 45 F.Supp. 943, 946.
Meaning of word "manufacture," which is defined as the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, especially on a large scale, has expanded as workmanship and art have advanced, so that now nearly all artificial products of human industry, nearly all such materials as have acquired changed conditions or new and specific combinations, whether from the direct action of the human hand, from chemical processes devised and directed by human skill, or by the employment of machinery, are commonly designated as "manufactured."
2. manufacture, noun.
The process or operation of making goods or any material produced by hand, by machinery or by other agency; anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art. The production of articles for use from raw or prepared materials by giving such materials new forms, qualities, properties or combinations, whether by hand labor or machine. Cain's Coffee Co. v. City of Muskogee, 171 Okl. 635, 44 P.2d 50, 52.
In patent law, any useful product made directly by human labor, or by the aid of machinery directed and controlled by human power, and either from raw materials, or from materials worked up into a new form. Also the process by which such products are made or fashioned

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  • manufacture — [ manyfaktyr ] n. f. • 1511 « travail manuel »; lat. médiév. manufactura 1 ♦ Vx Fabrication. Mod. École centrale des arts et manufactures. 2 ♦ (1623) Vx ou hist. Grande fabrique, établissement industriel utilisant surtout le travail à la main… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Manufacture — Man u*fac ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manufactured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manufacturing}.] [Cf. F. manufacturer.] 1. To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manufacture — [v1] build, produce accomplish, assemble, carve, cast, cobble*, complete, compose, construct, create, execute, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, fudge together*, machine, make, make up, mass produce, mill, mold, prefab, process, put… …   New thesaurus

  • Manufacture — Man u*fac ture, n. [L. manus the hand + factura a making, fr. facere to make: cf. F. manufacture. See {Manual}, and {Fact}.] 1. The operation of making wares or any products by hand, by machinery, or by other agency. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manufacture — I noun assemblage, assembly, composition, construction, creation, development, execution, fabrica, fabrication, fashioning, forging, formation, forming, making, molding, origination, preparation, production, synthesis II verb assemble, build,… …   Law dictionary

  • Manufacture — Man u*fac ture, v. i. To be employed in manufacturing something. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manufacturé — manufacturé, ée (ma nu fa ktu ré, rée) part. passé de manufacturer. Objets manufacturés …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • manufacture — fabricate, forge, *make, form, shape, fashion Analogous words: produce, turn out, yield (see BEAR) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • manufacture — Manufacture, f. antepenac. C est la façon de quelque ouvrage faicte à la main …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • manufacture — ► VERB 1) make (something), especially on a large scale using machinery. 2) (manufactured) made or produced in a merely mechanical way. 3) invent or fabricate (evidence or a story). ► NOUN ▪ the process of manufacturing. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • manufacture — [man΄yo͞o fak′chər, man΄yəfak′chər] n. [Fr < ML manufactura < L manu, abl. of manus, a hand (see MANUAL) + factura, a making < factus, pp. of facere, to make, DO1] 1. the making of goods and articles by hand or, esp., by machinery, often …   English World dictionary

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