(used with a plural verb) the methods of using tools and machinery, as taught in secondary and technical schools.
(used with a singular verb) a subject or course of study that teaches such methods and skills.
- Industrial democracy
noun 1. control of an organization by the people who work for it, esp by workers holding positions on its board of directors
noun 1. the art that deals with the design problems of manufactured objects, including problems of designing such objects with consideration for available materials and means of production, of designing packages, bottles, etc., for manufactured goods, and of graphic design for manufactured objects, packages, etc. noun 1. the art or practice of designing any object […]
- Industrial development certificate
noun 1. (in Britain) a certificate issued by the Department of the Environment to an industrial organization wishing to build or extend a factory, which has to accompany an application for planning permission IDC
- Industrial diamond
noun 1. a small often synthetic diamond, valueless as a gemstone, used in cutting tools, abrasives, etc