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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 看板 (かんばん, ​kanban), visible + board or card.

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NounEdit

kanban (countable and uncountable, plural kanbans)

  1. a card containing a set of manufacturing specifications and requirements, used to regulate the supply of components
  2. a coordinated manufacturing system using such cards

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kanban

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かんばん