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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fac·to·ry /ˈfækt(ə)ri/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fac·to·ry n.; pl. Factories
 1. A house or place where factors, or commercial agents, reside, to transact business for their employers. “The Company's factory at Madras.”
 2. The body of factors in any place; as, a chaplain to a British factory.
 3. A building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods; the place where workmen are employed in fabricating goods, wares, or utensils; a manufactory; as, a cotton factory.
 Factory leg Med., a variety of bandy leg, associated with partial dislocation of the tibia, produced in young children by working in factories.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a plant consisting of buildings with facilities for
          manufacturing [syn: mill, manufacturing plant, manufactory]