Meaning of assembly line

assem'bly line"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an arrangement of machines, tools, and workers in which a product is assembled by having each perform a specific, successive operation on an incomplete unit as it passes by in a series of stages organized in a direct line. Also called
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