Manufacturing vs Supplier - What's the difference?

manufacturing | supplier |


As nouns the difference between manufacturing and supplier

is that manufacturing is the action of the verb to manufacture while supplier is one who supplies; a provider.

As an adjective manufacturing

is used in manufacturing.

As a verb manufacturing

is .

manufacturing

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The action of the verb to manufacture .
  • The transformation of raw materials into finished products, usually on a large scale.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Used in manufacturing.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=2 citation , passage=More than a mere source of Promethean sustenance to thwart the cold and cook one's meat, wood was quite simply mankind's first industrial and manufacturing fuel.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • supplier

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who supplies; a provider.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=An internet of airborne things, date=2012-12-01, volume=405, issue=8813, page=3 (Technology Quarterly), magazine= citation
  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • (soccer) Someone who assists (sets up) a goal.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 16 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Sunderland 1 - 1 Newcastle , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Regular supplier Barton played in another teasing corner, which was headed on towards goal by the impressive Ameobi and flicked in by expert poacher Nolan.}}

    See also

    * provider * vendor

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