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agribusiness large-scale industrial agriculture and related activities such as food-processing, equipment manufacture, and marketing.
alkyd one of a group of sticky resins used in the manufacture of adhesives and paints.
aluminum hydroxide a white, water-insoluble powder used as an antacid and to waterproof fabric and manufacture glass.
aluminum sulfate a white, water-soluble substance used to purify water, manufacture paper, and fix dyes.
arsenal a building used for the storage or manufacture of weapons, munitions, and other military equipment; armory. [1/3 definitions]
barbituric acid a white crystalline organic acid, used in polymerization and in the manufacture of sedatives and dyes.
calcium carbonate a white crystalline compound found in chalk, limestone, marble, shells, and plant ash that is used in the manufacture of cement, paints, plastics, and polishing agents such as toothpaste.
calcium hydroxide a soft white crystalline compound made by the action of water on calcium oxide and used in the manufacture of cement, plaster, hard rubber products, and bleaching powder; slaked lime.
calcium oxide a soft white caustic powder used in the treatment of waste, as an industrial alkali, and in the manufacture of steel, glass, plaster, and insecticides; lime; quicklime.
calcium phosphate any of a number of phosphates of calcium found in some rocks and in animal bones, used in baking powder and plant food, and in the manufacture of enamels, plastics, and cleaning agents.
churn out to produce or manufacture rapidly or in large quantity.
coconut oil a white oil obtained from dried coconut meat, used in cooking and in the manufacture of soaps, cosmetics, candles, and the like.
confect to make up, put together, or manufacture by combining materials or ingredients. [1/2 definitions]
cost-plus the sum of the actual costs of manufacture and a previously fixed profit. [1/2 definitions]
downsize to design and manufacture a smaller version of (a popular product, esp. a car).
excise1 a tax levied on the manufacture or sale of certain goods within a nation or state. [1/3 definitions]
fabrication the process of manufacture or construction. [1/2 definitions]
family any group of things related in form, function, or period of manufacture or origin. [1/8 definitions]
fluorocarbon any of various organic chemical compounds resulting from the substitution of fluorine for hydrogen in a hydrocarbon, used in refrigeration, lubrication, plastic and resin manufacture, as a fire extinguisher, and formerly as the propellant in aerosol cans.
formaldehyde a colorless, water-soluble gas of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen, with a strong, irritating odor, used in the manufacture of various resins, dyes, and plastics and as a disinfectant and embalming agent.
formulary a book containing lists of medications with information about their manufacture and use. [1/3 definitions]