Of, relating to, or characterized by industry
industrial areas of the city
An area of land developed as a site for factories and other industrial businesses
Not using or characterized by industry
Action taken by employees of a company as a protest, especially striking or working to rule
A small diamond, not of gem quality, used in abrasives and in cutting and drilling tools
A dispute between employers and employees
British term for industrial park.
See vertical union.
The study of equipment and buildings formerly used in industry
The involvement of employees in the running of an industry, factory, company, etc.
Spying directed toward discovering the secrets of a rival manufacturer or other industrial company
Bad language; swearing
The prevalence of dark-colored varieties of animals (especially moths) in industrial areas where they are better camouflaged against predators 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 country’s military establishment and those industries producing arms or other military materials, regarded as a powerful vested interest
An index of figures indicating the relative price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, based on the average price of selected stocks
A federation of North American labor 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 labor movement, founded in Chicago in 1905 and, as part of the syndicalist movement, dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism. Its popularity declined after World War I, and by 1925 its membership was insignificant
Of or relating to an economy that no longer relies on heavy industry
Of or relating to a time before industrialization