Manufacturing or servicing in one-off or small quantities against customer orders, often to custom specifications; as opposed to continuous or mass production.
Jobbing Sentence Examples
Alexandria is a distributing and jobbing centre for the north-east counties of Virginia.
Troy is the market for a fertile agricultural region, and the principal jobbing centre for a large district in north-eastern New York and eastern Massachusetts.
The city has a large jobbing and retail trade.
Beside the local trade of a rich surrounding farming country, the railway facilities of St Joseph have enabled it to build up a great jobbing trade (especially in dry goods), and this is still the greatest economic interest of the city.
Laredo is a jobbing centre for trade between the United States and Mexico, and is a sub-port of entry in the Corpus Christi Customs District.