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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDUSTRIAL

But could you not return to industrial life and do something productive?

An important part was taken by her in industrial and commercial life.

Contrast this with what we have been willing to accept as art in our industrial towns.

They had the manual arts and crafts of the industrial North.

This volume is the first part of a study of the Industrial Revolution.

Mighty as is the industrial civilization of your day, that of Atlantis was mightier.

Some beginning in industrial drawing has been made in all our institutions.

Hence the need of Industrial Missions, and the fact that they exist.

It is therefore basically not a plan of arbitration, nor is it an industrial court.

There is little to be gained by discussion of the causes of industrial unrest.

WORD ORIGIN

1774, from French industriel, from Medieval Latin industrialis, from Latin industria (see industry). Earlier the word had been used in English in a sense "resulting from labor" (1580s); the modern use is considered a reborrowing. Meaning "suitable for industrial use" is from 1904. As a style of dance music, attested from 1988. Industrial revolution was in use by 1840 to refer to recent developments and changes in England and elsewhere.

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