American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or resulting from industry: industrial development; industrial pollution.
- adj. Having highly developed industries: an industrial nation.
- adj. Employed, required, or used in industry: industrial workers; industrial diamonds.
- n. A firm engaged in industry.
- n. A stock or bond issued by an industrial enterprise.
- n. A person employed in industry.
- n. A style of rock music marked by harsh rhythms, little melody, and nihilistic lyrics.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to industry or its results; relating to or connected with productive industry or the manufacture of commodities: as, the industrial arts; an industrial exhibition; industrial activity or depression.
- n. A person engaged in an industrial pursuit; a producer of commodities; a handicraftsman.
- n. A share of stock in an industrial (manufacturing or commercial) enterprise.
- adj. of or relating to industry, notably manufacturing.
- adj. produced by such industry.
- adj. used by such industry.
- adj. employed as manpower by such industry.
- adj. of a society or country having many industries; industrialized.
- adj. music Belonging or pertaining to the genre of industrial music.
- n. dated, 19th-mid 20th century An employee in industry
- n. business An enterprise producing tangible goods or providing certain services to industrial companies.
- n. finance A bond or stock issued by such company
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.
- adj. of or relating to or resulting from industry
- adj. employed in industry
- adj. having highly developed industries
- adj. suitable to stand up to hard wear
- industry + -al (Wiktionary)
“Liveris concedes that -- for weird historical reasons -- the term "industrial policy" is too politically toxic to use, but that's what he's talking about.”
“That's not what you call industrial integration," says Francois Heisbourg, chairman of the Geneva Center for Security Policy in Geneva.”
“Brooklyn; now editor of our most influential religious weekly; a liberal both in theology and politics; a modernist, an advocate of what he calls industrial democracy.”
“I place upon the witness-stand an exponent of Bible-Christianity whom all readers of our newspapers know well: a scholar of learning, a publicist of renown; once pastor of the most famous church in Brooklyn; now editor of our most influential religious weekly; a liberal both in theology and politics; a modernist, an advocate of what he calls industrial democracy.”
“Progress has to do with what we call the industrial arts, their development, and the consequent increase of wealth and comfort.”
“Arab conquest of the island in 827, whilst new ideas were imported, still the old Greek cities kept their ancient traditions and methods in art, especially in those branches we term industrial, and just as both”
“Perhaps of what we call industrial enterprise it is not easy to find examples in former times; but let us consider how Greek freedom and Greek gymnastics have attracted the love and praise of mankind, who give so little love and praise to ours.”
“There are a number of what I call industrial parks that are being cited in the Emirates, in Kuwait, in Saudi”
“That condition held in most of Northern Europe and it was there that the use of coal grew most rapidly, fueling what we call the industrial revolution.”
“We're going through what I call the industrial revolution of data production.”
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