• (obsolete) A trading establishment, especially set up by merchants working in a foreign country.
  • A device which produces or manufactures something.
  • A building or other place where manufacturing takes place.
  • (now rare) The position or state of being a factor.
  • (programming) In a computer program or library, a function, method, etc. which creates an object.

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