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nonindustrial

(ˌnɒnɪnˈdʌstrɪəl)
adj
not of or relating to an industrial society, place, or age
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonindustrial - not having highly developed manufacturing enterprises; "a nonindustrial society"
industrial - having highly developed industries; "the industrial revolution"; "an industrial nation"
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Christians count it among the seven deadly sins, the ancient Greeks charged it with provoking destruction by the gods, and nonindustrial peoples around the world consider it a source of bad luck.
BLACK AND WHITE The researchers compared the colours of 1,400 turtle-headed sea snake specimens that Shine had collected over 13 years from both industrial and nonindustrial sites in New Caledonia and Australia.
Human dimension studies of nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) landowners' behavior have demonstrated significant effects of owner characteristics such as age, education, and income, as well as management objectives on the volume of timber supply or intention to supply timber (e.
In the late '50s and '60s he began working at an enormous scale--building, in order to do so, the largest nonindustrial kiln in the US at that time--and the unprecedentedly massive sculptures he assembled from thrown elements and slabs, works such as Little Big Horn and Sitting Bull, both 1959, pushed the medium to its structural limits.
Regardless of how automation ultimately affects working-age industrial labor-force employment rates, robotics does show promise in a nonindustrial application--assisting the elderly and infirm.
This guide details the fundamentals of work measurement for nonindustrial engineers, business managers, and those undertaking or supervising industrial and service activities, to explain techniques, procedures, and the engineering and scientific principles involved in measuring work.
Most nonindustrial cultures view the Earth as living, as Mother Earth.
Later in the book McWilliams explores life on small, nonindustrial farms and shows that they too have many problems.
McWilliams also questions the idea that nonindustrial farms offer animals a more natural upbringing.
NIOSH alert: preventing occupational respiratory disease from exposures caused by dampness in office buildings, schools and other nonindustrial buildings.
Repeated large-tree removal is an especially attractive harvesting practice in forests on nonindustrial private lands, where timber revenue can be marginal because of the small scale of harvests.