factory: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fak'tu-rē, -trē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
- a building or group of buildings with facilities for the manufacture of goods.
- any place producing a uniform product, without concern for individuality: They call it a law school, but it's just a degree factory.
- (formerly) an establishment for factors and merchants carrying on business in a foreign country.
- factory (Thesaurus)