Definition of 'assembly line'
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By one of the assembly lines, players walked beneath a sign which read. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Very little mass production work is assembly line work. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Worse still, the automobile assembly line makes each man a threat rather than a resource to his fellow worker. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Elderly patients will receive dignified care only when managers stop seeing wards as factory assembly lines, health experts said yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Machines take no account of human needs, and you need not be working on a factory assembly line to feel as though you are. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)
Trends of 'assembly line'
Used Occasionally. assembly line is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'assembly line'
British English: assembly line NOUN
An assembly line is an arrangement of workers and machines in a factory, where each worker deals with only one part of a product.
...a man who works on an assembly line.
Definition of assembly line from the Collins English Dictionary
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