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A workshop is a room or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods. Apart from the larger factories, workshops were the only places of production in the days before industrialisation. A room is an enclosed space in a house or other building. ... Building is either the act of creating an object assembled from more than one element, or the object itself; see also construction. ... Image:Tool3. ... Wind turbines A machine is any mechanical or organic device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of tasks. ... Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, by means of tools and a processing medium, and including all intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of component parts (semi-manufactures). It is a large branch of industry and of secondary production. ... Good (accounting) - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is a large industrial building where workers manufacture goods or supervise machines processing one product into another. ... Industrialisation (sometimes industrialization in American English) or an industrial revolution (in general, with lowercase letters) is a process of social and economic change whereby a human society is transformed from a pre-industrial (an economy where the amount of capital accumulated is low) to an industrial state (see Pre-industrial...


In transport industries, workhops can be distinguished from garages, which are primarily used for storage, servicing and minor repairs. Workshops are generally used for more substantial repairs on vehicles. Look up garage in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


A workshop is also a gathering or training session which may be several days in length. It emphasizes problem-solving, hands-on training, and requires the involvement of the participants. Meetings are sometimes held around conference tables. ...


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Workshop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (155 words)
A workshop is a room or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of goods.
Apart from the larger manufactories, workshops were the only places of production in the days before industrialisation.
Workshops are generally used for more substantial repairs on vehilces.
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - definition of BBC Radiophonic Workshop in Encyclopedia (522 words)
The techniques initially used by the Radiophonic Workshop were closely related to those used in musique concrète; new sounds for programs were created by using recordings of everyday sounds such as voices, bells or gravel as raw material for 'radiophonic' manipulations.
Much of the equipment used by the Workshop in the earlier years of its operation in the late 1950s was semi-professional and was passed down from other departments.
One of the co-producers was Victor Lewis-Smith and the programme was narrated by Oliver Postgate.
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