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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally; To manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings.

Usage examples (13)
  • Local craftspeople can easily prefabricate the bamboo structures.
  • Steve, to prefabricate the panel and have it put into position all at once.
  • The first step in putting up the walls, of course, is to prefabricate the cavity blocks as described in section 3.2.3.
  • Apart from latrine construction, firms or individuals may be able to prefabricate components, such as slabs, blocks, pans and pipes. for more
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