shop floor noun definition in Manufacturing topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

shop floor

 noun: Manufacturing topic
1 the area in a factory where the goods are made by the workers to work on the shop floor In the industrial sector, there are still relatively few women on the shop floor. 2 the workers in a factory, not the managers Most decisions about how work should be done are taken in the office rather than on the shop floor (= by the workers).

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