completely knocked-down

completely knocked-down
completely knocked-down comˌpletely ˈknocked-down abbreviation ckd adjective
MANUFACTURING a completely knocked-down product, machine etc is in several pieces and needs to be put together before it can be used:

• The Malaysian-built cars were made from completely knocked-down kits from Lotus.

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completely knocked-down UK US adjective (ABBREVIATION CKD)
PRODUCTION used to describe a product that is sold or transported in a set of parts, which must be put together before the product can be used by the customer: »

Motorcycles were transported in completely knocked-down kits, which reduced transport costs because less space was needed to transport them.

Compare SEMI KNOCKED-DOWN(Cf. ↑semi knocked-down)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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