Definitions for industry
ˈɪn də striin·dus·t·ry
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word industry.
the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
"each industry has its own trade publications"
the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
"American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
diligence, industriousness, industrynoun
persevering determination to perform a task
"his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
The tendency to work persistently.
Over the years, their industry and business sense made them wealthy.
Businesses of the same type, considered as a whole.
Businesses that produce goods as opposed to services.
There used to be a lot of industry around here, but now the economy depends on tourism.
The sector of the economy consisting of large-scale enterprises
Automated production of material goods.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: industrie, Fr. industria, Lat.
The sweat of industry would dry and die,
But for the end it works to. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
See the laborious bee
For little drops of honey flee,
And there with humble sweets content her industry. Abraham Cowley.
Providence would only initiate mankind into the useful knowledge of her treasures, leaving the rest to employ our industry, that we might not live like idle loiterers. Henry More, Antid.
habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; -- opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them
any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry
human exertion of any kind employed for the creation of value, and regarded by some as a species of capital or wealth; labor
Industry is the production of an economic good or service within an economy. Manufacturing industry became a key sector of production and labour in European and North American countries during the Industrial Revolution, upsetting previous mercantile and feudal economies. This occurred through many successive rapid advances in technology, such as the production of steel and coal. Following the Industrial Revolution, perhaps a third of the world's economic output is derived from manufacturing industries. Many developed countries and many developing/semi-developed countries depend significantly on industry. Industries, the countries they reside in, and the economies of those countries are interlinked in a complex web of interdependence.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in′dus-tri, n. quality of being diligent: assiduity: steady application to labour: habitual diligence: manufacture: trade.—adj. Indus′trial, relating to or consisting in industry.—n. Indus′trialism, devotion to labour or industrial pursuits: that system or condition of society in which industrial labour is the chief and most characteristic feature, opposed to feudalism and the military spirit.—adv. Indus′trially.—adj. Indus′trious, diligent or active in one's labour: laborious: diligent in a particular pursuit.—adv. Indus′triously.—Industrial exhibition, museum, an exhibition, museum, of industrial products or manufactures; Industrial school, a school in which agricultural or some other industrial art is taught: a school where neglected children are taught mechanical arts. [Fr.,—L.; perh. from indo, old form of in, within, and struĕre, to build up.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principle product, as "the automobile industry", "the steel industry". It includes the ownership and management of companies, factories, industrial plants, etc. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A specific defined element of the economy.
They industry standard was clear and easily achieved.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'industry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #446
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'industry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #991
Rank popularity for the word 'industry' in Nouns Frequency: #129
The numerical value of industry in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of industry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I don't think it means the death of the industry, but what we expect to see is the survival of the fittest.
Most people in the industry I speak with are worried.
The best features were always introduced into the highest end vehicles. That is not going to be the best solution for the car industry anymore, younger customers want the latest features immediately, and this will force carmakers to change their offerings, and it will change the way they define premium.
When most people think of outdoor air pollution, they tend to think of traffic and industry having the largest impact on global premature mortality, not residential energy emissions and agriculture.
Austin has now become a test lab for the new business models in the industry.
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- егәрлелек, сәнәғәт, тырышлыҡ, эшсәнлекBashkir
- інду́стрыя, прамысло́васцьBelarusian
- проми́шленост, инду́стрияBulgarian
- přičinlivost, pracovitost, branže, píle, průmyslCzech
- Industrie, Branche, BestrebenGerman
- βιομηχανία, εργατικότηταGreek
- tööstus, majandusharu, valdkondEstonian
- teollisuus, ala, toimiala, ahkeruus, teollisuudenalaFinnish
- tionscal, tábhachtIrish
- ketekunan, industriIndonesian
- 産業, 業界Japanese
- өнеркәсіп, индустрияKazakh
- ឧស្សាហៈ, ឧស្សាហកម្មKhmer
- 근면, 공업, 產業, 工業, 산업, 성실Korean
- индустрия, өнөр жайKyrgyz
- pramonė, industrija, darbštumasLithuanian
- strādīgums, industrija, rūpniecībaLatvian
- трудољубивост, индустрија, дејностMacedonian
- аж үйлдвэрMongolian
- ကုန်ထုတ်လုပ်ငန်း, စက်မှုလက်မှုBurmese
- sector, werklust, nijverheid, industrieDutch
- industriNorwegian Nynorsk
- industriosidade, indústriaPortuguese
- industrie, branșă industrialăRomanian
- усе́рдие, индустрия, приле́жность, промышленность, про́мысел, прилежа́ние, о́трасль, стара́тельность, трудолю́биеRussian
- industrija, индустријаSerbo-Croatian
- උද්යෝගයSinhala, Sinhalese
- industri, gren, branschSwedish
- senagat, industriýaTurkmen
- інду́стрія, промисло́вістьUkrainian
- industriya, sanoatUzbek
- công nghiệp, 工業Vietnamese
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