1. An arrangement of workers, machines, and equipment in which the product being assembled passes consecutively from operation to operation until completed.Also called production line
生产线，装配线：由工人，机器和设备组成的生产线，装配的产品在该线上连续地经过各道工序直至组装完毕也作 production line
2. A process in which finished products are turned out in a mechanically efficient, though impersonal, manner:
a university that functions as a sports assembly line.