Definition of fabrication in English:



  • 1[mass noun] The action or process of manufacturing or inventing something.

    ‘the assembly and fabrication of electronic products’
    • ‘They can also be made directly into structural shapes during fabrication.’
    • ‘"Technical fabrications that enhance comfort are especially popular in the golf market," she notes.’
    • ‘In 1943, The Alloy Engineering Co. was founded to supply alloy fabrications for high-temperature industrial applications.’
    • ‘Rural applications could include fabrication or repair of farm animal enclosures.’
    • ‘Fabrication of nanopowders is a nontrivial task.’
    • ‘Fabrication includes all factory based activities involved in the manufacture of the wall.’
    • ‘Hammerheads are 45-m-long box fabrications made integrally with V-shaped supports of similar proportions bearing on the piers.’
    • ‘He works with forged and welded steel, cast bronze and steel fabrication.’
    • ‘Often, the production of an appropriate null corrector plate can be as difficult as the fabrication of the actual optic.’
    • ‘Berkeley's innovation extended to the craft of costume fabrication.’
    • ‘They are basically compilations of recipes and instructions for the various stages of the fabrication of images in several media.’
    • ‘The fabrication of thin metallic wires, or nanowires, is a critical technology for communications technology.’
    • ‘A field-effect transistor and a method for its fabrication is described.’
    • ‘The image below shows that technology is not about machines, complex techniques or the fabrication of commodities.’
    • ‘New types of fabrication permitted the creation of sturdy, oversized, non-symmetrical, and fluid furniture.’
    • ‘The subcontract also includes fabrication of the 90 vacuum vessel ports that will provide plasma heating and diagnostic access.’
    • ‘The rear mudguard will require some minor fabrication in the form of new mounts.’
    • ‘Gates are powder-coated after fabrication to withstand the rigors of use while looking attractive for many years.’
    • ‘This has kept design and fabrication simple.’
    • ‘He models load-bearing shells and uses those models to facilitate the shells ' fabrication.’
    invention, concoction, piece of fiction, fiction, falsification, falsity, lie, untruth, falsehood, fib, deception, made-up story, trumped-up story, fairy story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, barefaced lie
    manufacture, making, creation, production
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    1. 1.1[count noun]An invention; a lie.
      ‘the story was a complete fabrication’
      • ‘Simply asking about it seemed tantamount to an accusation of fabrication.’
      • ‘They were exposed as undeniable fabrications.’
      • ‘This is part of the offensive fabrication.’
      • ‘I repeatedly said also that I did not accuse the Government of fabrication, but of exaggeration.’
      • ‘The very rationale of the exclusion at common law of a confession by a third party is the risk of fabrication.’
      • ‘Needless to say this evidence was used to refute the view that the gospel narratives are irresponsible fabrications.’
      • ‘When one is free from all fabrications or elaborations of thought, free from all fabrications of the mind, this is the process of fine analysis.’
      • ‘The story, it was later revealed, was a fabrication.’
      • ‘But the defendant insisted that the accusations made against him were complete fabrication.’
      • ‘Are all the doom and gloom predictions just a fabrication of the media or has the world indeed changed?’
      • ‘Yet what if you believe, to a moral certainty, that the confession is a fabrication and the defendant didn't do it?’
      • ‘How much of Wilberforce's recent life is the fabrication of a disintegrating mind?’
      • ‘Is everything in the world a fabrication or conspiracy to these people?’
      • ‘Anwar accused the government of a conspiracy to damage him and said that the accusation was a complete fabrication.’
      • ‘His short life offers an intriguing and direct commentary on the very questions raised by Motion's fabrication.’
      • ‘"These rumours are mere fabrication," a spokesman confirmed.’
      • ‘It's absolute fabrication.’
      • ‘Few people know this because it is a complete fabrication.’
      • ‘I didn't know Kathy when she was underage, and what she told me about her life as a teenager could be a complete fabrication.’
      • ‘For example, politicians lie all the time about their motives - but there's a difference between rhetoric and material fabrication.’