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Noun1.industrialisation - the development of industry on an extensive scale
manufacture, industry - the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"


(ˈindəstri) plural ˈindustries noun
1. (any part of) the business of producing or making goods. the ship-building industry; The government should invest more money in industry.
2. hard work or effort. He owed his success to both ability and industry.
inˈdustrial (-ˈdas) adjective
having, concerning etc industries or the making of goods. That area of the country is industrial rather than agricultural.
inˈdustrialist (-ˈdas-) noun
a person who takes part in the running of a large industrial organization. a wealthy industrialist.
inˈdustrialized, inˈdustrialised (-ˈdas) adjective
(of a country) having a large number of industries.
inˌdustrialiˈzation, inˌdustrialiˈsation noun
inˈdustrious (-ˈdas-) adjective
busy and hard-working. industrious pupils.
industrial estate
an area of a town etc set aside for (the building of) factories.
industrial relations
the relationship between the management and the workers in a factory etc.
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His topics include the law that came before, ropes of sand: slavery and state rights, imperia in imperiis: striking a balance of power in the industrial age, crying out for man's hand: law and nature in an instrumental age, great public needs: the New Deal and the rise of labor, and better rights than quick: nationalizing trends in state law 1940-80.
Upon the arrival of the Industrial Age, archery became widely known as a sport.
Steam on the Dock was a big draw for the crowds, with monsters of the industrial age on show for all to see.
Before the Industrial Age, the former peasants of feudalism were enjoying a terrific economic expansion.
This is a tax code, Charlie, that was made for the industrial age, not the digital age," he said.
Minister Jreij initiated his speech on the occasion by reminding that the earth's natural resources were on the verge of running out because of the way they were abused over the years, since the beginning of the industrial age, to the extent that the effects of this prolonged use is negatively reflected on human health and environment safety.
The voelklinger hut was classified in 1994 as the first monument of the industrial age by unesco as a world heritage site.
Sometime" is the working title of a new film by Nikolaus Geyrhalter of Austria, which is about the finiteness and fragility of the human existence and the end of the industrial age, and what it means to be a human being.
What distinguish the Information Age from the Industrial Age are the economics of information and the nature of the power of information.
Having discussed why the industrial age is ending and the immediate steps people can take to cushion the fall in The Long Descent, Greer here sketches the arc of history and human evolution in which that crisis nestles, and suggests actions people can take to make a better world not only for themselves, but for their grandchildren's grandchildren.
UKYCC member Gemma Bone, 24, of Birtley, Gateshead, said, "We gave birth to the industrial age, and the carbon emissions associated with it, here in the North East.