subassembly


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subassembly

[¦səb·ə′sem·blē]
(electronics)
Two or more components combined into a unit for convenience in assembling or servicing equipment; an intermediate-frequency strip for a receiver is an example.
(engineering)
A structural unit, which, though manufactured separately, was designed for incorporation with other parts in the final assembly of a finished product.

subassembly

An assembly of components that is a part of a larger device. A fuselage and wings are subassemblies of an aircraft.
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The rush to market a new product often precludes the time required to acquire the talent and infrastructure to match what subassembly contractors can do on short notice.
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As orders are placed, products are configured to order from the subassembly kanban, tested, packed and shipped.
Because of the large size of some of the component sections and the limited lay-down area available at the power plant, Abington Group used the pier as a receiving and staging area for subassembly work.
As noted above, the LCR has three subassemblies held together by two Torx screws: the tire control subassembly, frame subassembly and cylinder subassembly.
Automated lines went to twenty hours per day; hand-run subassembly lines ran two twelve-hour shifts.
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