postindustrial love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a period in the development of an economy or nation in which the relative importance of manufacturing lessens and that of services, information, and research grows.

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  • adj. Describing the economy of a nation in which manufacturing industry becomes less important and the service and information industries become more important.
  • adj. Of a genre of industrial music following the original industrial music.

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

  • adj. of or relating to a society or economy marked by a lessened importance of manufacturing and an increase of services, information, and research


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