◄ Manufacture ►

1. (n.) The operation of making wares or any products by hand, by machinery, or by other agency.

2. (n.) Anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art, as cloths, iron utensils, shoes, machinery, saddlery, etc.

3. (v. t.) To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc.

4. (v. t.) To work, as raw or partly wrought materials, into suitable forms for use; as, to manufacture wool, cotton, silk, or iron.

5. (v. i.) To be employed in manufacturing something.

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