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Noun: manufacturing  man-yu'fak-chu-ring
  1. The act of making something (a product) from raw materials
    "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain";
    - fabrication, manufacture
Verb: manufacture  ,man-yu'fak-chu(r)
  1. Put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
    "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal";
    - fabricate, construct
     
  2. Make up something artificial or untrue
    - fabricate, cook up, make up, invent
     
  3. Produce naturally
    "this gland manufactures a specific substance only"
     
  4. Create or produce in a mechanical way
    "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success"

Type of: bring forth, concoct, create, creating from raw materials, dream up, hatch, hit on, make, produce, think of, think up

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Manufacture