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factory floornoun [S]

uk   us  
the factory floor (also the shop floor) WORKPLACE the ​people in a ​factory who make the ​products rather than its ​officeworkers or ​managers, or the ​place in a ​factory where the ​products are made: The ​rumor on the ​factoryfloor is that there will be further ​joblosses. China has ​effectively become the world's ​factoryfloor.
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 ​inspectorsrecommended the ​introduction of ​protective headgear for factory-floor ​workers.
(Definition of factory floor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “factory floor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 车间, 厂房…
in Chinese (Traditional) 車間, 廠房…
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