the factory floor


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.

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Main Entry:factory floor

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  • 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

  • (the) factory floor — the factory floor UK US noun the area in a factory where goods are produced Thesaurus: areas and objects found in a factoryhyponym general words for to produce goodssynonym Phrase: on the factory floor …   Useful english dictionary

  • (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 — UK / US noun the area in a factory where goods are produced • on the factory floor …   English dictionary

  • on the factory floor — 1. if someone works on the factory floor, they are one of the ordinary people who work in a factory. He spent five years on the factory floor before being promoted to supervisor. 2. in the part of a factory where goods are produced. The problem… …   New idioms dictionary

  • on the factory floor — phrase among the workers in a factory, rather than its managers Jobs have been lost not just on the factory floor but throughout the business. Thesaurus: people who work in a factoryhyponym Main entry: factory floor …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the factory floor — means the place where things are actually produced …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • on the factory floor — among the workers in a factory, rather than its managers Jobs have been lost not just on the factory floor but throughout the business …   English dictionary

  • on the factory floor —    On the factory floor means the place where things are actually produced.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • the shop floor — UK US noun WORKPLACE ► FACTORY FLOOR(Cf. ↑factory floor) ► PRODUCTION the ordinary workers in a factory, rather than the managers: »The pay gap between the boardroom and the shop floor in Britain is now the widest in Europe. »Union membership is… …   Financial and business terms


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