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- An arrangement of workers, machines, and equipment in which the product being assembled passes consecutively from operation to operation until completed. Also called production line.
- A process in which finished products are turned out in a mechanically efficient, though impersonal, manner: a university that functions as a sports assembly line.
assembly line - Business Definition
assembly line - Cultural Definition
A line of factory workers and equipment along which a product being assembled passes consecutively from operation to operation until completed.
- Assembly lines are found in many industries but are particularly associated with automobile manufacturing.