Definition of industrial archaeology in English:

industrial archaeology

Syllabification: in·dus·tri·al ar·chae·ol·o·gy


  • The study of equipment and buildings formerly used in industry.
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    • The industrial archaeology of Tennessee caves is limited to a few studies of saltpeter mining and moonshine production sites.
    • If you commissioned an industrial historian or someone from the field of industrial archeology, he would see things quite differently.
    • It was then that he began to take an interest in industrial archeology and assembled an extensive collection of paintings such as this prizewinner.

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