Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or resulting from the manufacturing industry.
  • adjective Having a highly developed manufacturing industry.
  • adjective Employed, required, or used in the manufacturing industry.
  • noun A company engaged in the manufacturing industry.
  • noun A person employed in the manufacturing industry.
  • noun A style of rock music marked by harsh rhythms, little melody, and nihilistic lyrics.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A share of stock in an industrial (manufacturing or commercial) enterprise.
  • 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.
  • noun A person engaged in an industrial pursuit; a producer of commodities; a handicraftsman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective 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.
  • adjective a public exhibition of the various industrial products of a country, or of various countries.
  • adjective a school for teaching one or more branches of industry; also, a school for educating neglected children, and training them to habits of industry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or relating to industry, notably manufacturing.
  • adjective produced by such industry.
  • adjective used by such industry.
  • adjective employed as manpower by such industry.
  • adjective of a society or country having many industries; industrialized.
  • adjective music Belonging or pertaining to the genre of industrial music.
  • noun dated, 19th-mid 20th century An employee in industry
  • noun business An enterprise producing tangible goods or providing certain services to industrial companies.
  • noun finance A bond or stock issued by such company

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
  • adjective employed in industry
  • adjective having highly developed industries
  • adjective suitable to stand up to hard wear

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

industry +‎ -al

Examples

  • 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.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • 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.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • 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.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • 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.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • 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.

    Carl Pope: The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

  • "That's not what you call industrial integration," says Francois Heisbourg, chairman of the Geneva Center for Security Policy in Geneva.

    Why Are These Two Heads Smiling?

  • 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.

    The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition

  • 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.

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • Progress has to do with what we call the industrial arts, their development, and the consequent increase of wealth and comfort.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome

  • 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

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