factory floor

/ˌfækt(ə)ri 'flɔ:/ noun
the main works of a factory

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • factory floor — same as ↑shop floor (see under ↑shop). • • • Main Entry: ↑factory * * * noun the factory floor : the part of a factory where products are made There s talk on the factory floor [=among the ordinary workers in the factory] about a possible strike …   Useful english dictionary

  • factory floor — ➔ floor * * * factory floor UK US noun [S] ● the factory floor Cf. the factory floor factory floor adjective [before noun] ► relating to the people in a factory who make the products, or the part of a factory where the products are made: » …   Financial and business terms

  • factory-floor — UK US noun [S] ● the factory floor Cf. the factory floor factory floor adjective [before noun] ► relating to the people in a factory who make the products, or the part of a factory where the products are made: »Safety inspectors recommended the… …   Financial and business terms

  • factory floor — n the factory floor a) the area in a factory where goods are made b) the ordinary workers in a factory, rather than the managers on the factory floor ▪ There s been a lot of talk on the factory floor (=among the ordinary workers) about more… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • factory floor — ► NOUN ▪ the workers in a company or industry, rather than the management …   English terms dictionary

  • factory floor — N SING: the N The factory floor refers to the workers in a factory, as opposed to the managers. It can also refer to the area where they work. He had worked on the factory floor for 16 years …   English dictionary

  • factory floor — noun the workers in a company or industry, rather than the management …   English new terms dictionary

  • factory floor, the — noun the area in a factory where goods are produced on the factory floor among the workers in a factory, rather than its managers: This policy will not be popular on the factory floor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • (the) factory floor — 1. on the factory floor if someone works on the factory floor, they are one of the ordinary people who work in a factory. She s worked her way up from the factory floor to a top job in the union. 2. on the factory floor in the part of a factory… …   New idioms dictionary

  • the factory floor — ► (also the shop floor) WORKPLACE the people in a factory who make the products rather than its office workers or managers, or the place in a factory where the products are made: »The rumor on the factory floor is that there will be further job… …   Financial and business terms

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