part family

part family

[′pärt ‚fam·lē]
(industrial engineering)
In the group technology concept, a set of related parts that can be produced by the same sequence of machining operations because of similarity in shape and geometry or similarity in production operation processes.
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Part professional meeting, part retreat, part family reunion, I almost wonder if it's like a year's worth of church services wrapped into four days.
Albertalli's debut novel is part coming-out story, part mystery, part love story, and part family drama.
SiliconExpert's addition of Country of Origin data allows customers to see which country carried out the last significant manufacturing process on a part family level.
I'm an airplane geek," he says, beaming with pride in his captain's uniform (four stripes on his epaulets, count 'em) at Dubai's Jumeriah Zabeel Saray hotel on the Palm, part of a five-day trip to the UAE which is part family holiday, part Qantas promotional tour.
According to the characteristics of part family, each workstation completes the processing task of various parts in a corresponding part family either in whole or in part.
The two-hour gathering was part pep rally for the coming year and part family reunion among people who have worked together, some of them for decades.
Part memoir, part family history, Not Dark Yet is a triumphant response to its author's diminished circumstances.
It is a day that is part family reunion, part picnic, and mostly a rush to cram as much normalcy as mothers and children can into a four-to five-hour span.
Once the part family databases are usable, market pricing can commence, cost-plus pricing can end, the cost estimator can be redeployed, and pricing becomes a simple, straightforward and highly efficient process where every quote can be submitted in 24 hours or less.
Part family history, part spiritual journey, her courageous narrative traces her unlikely pathway to Catholicism and spiritual transformation.