Relating to or characterized by industry
the industrial areas of the city
Involving a combination of agriculture and industry; of, belonging, or relating to agri-industry.
A school or college subject in which students are taught practical skills such as carpentry or engineering
The part of the economy of a country or region that is involved in producing goods in large quantities in factories
North American term for industrial estate.
Not using or characterized by industry
Relating to or denoting an economy which no longer relies on heavy industry
Relating to a time before industrialization
Of or designating a society or economy based on rural or cottage industries producing goods for external markets, considered as a precursor of industrialization.
Action taken by employees of a company as a protest, especially striking or working to rule
The art or process of designing manufactured products
A small diamond, not of gem quality, used in abrasives and in cutting and drilling tools
A disease contracted in the course of employment, typically in a factory
A dispute between employers and employees
An area of land developed as a site for factories and other industrial businesses
A state of disagreement between employers and employees, resulting in action taken by employees as a protest, such as striking
Waste material produced by industrial processes or activity
Of or relating to a nation's armed forces and to its industries (especially those producing military equipment).
The study of equipment and buildings formerly used in industry
The involvement of employees in the running of an industry, factory, company, etc.
The branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial processes
Spying directed towards discovering the secrets of a rival manufacturer or other industrial company
Bad language; swearing
The prevalence of dark-coloured varieties of animals (especially moths) in industrial areas where they are better camouflaged than paler forms
The relations between management and workers in industry
The rapid development of industry that occurred in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries, brought about by the introduction of machinery. It was characterized by the use of steam power, the growth of factories, and the mass production of manufactured goods
Very strong or powerful
A body established to settle disputes arising out of employment, such as complaints of unfair dismissal
A country’s military establishment and those industries producing arms or other military materials, regarded as a powerful vested interest
A federation of North American trade unions, organized largely by industry rather than craft. In 1955 it merged with the American Federation of Labor to form the AFL-CIO
A radical US labour movement, founded in 1905 and, as part of the syndicalist movement, dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism