(used with a plural verb) the dealings or relations of an industrial concern with its employees, with labor in general, with the public, etc.
(used with a singular verb) the administration of such relations, especially to maintain goodwill for an industrial concern.
(functioning as pl) those aspects of collective relations between management and workers’ representatives which are normally covered by collective bargaining
(functioning as sing) the management of relations between the employers or managers of an enterprise and their employees
Relations between management and labor unions or between management and individual workers. Sometimes called labor relations.
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letters) the totality of the changes in economic and social organization that began about 1760 in England and later in other countries, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines, as the power loom and the steam engine, and by the concentration of industry in large establishments. […]
- Industrial robot language
language, robotics (IRL) A high-level language for programming industrial robots. [“IRL, Industrial Robot Language”, DIN 66312, Beuth-Verlag 1992]. (1996-11-28)
[in-duhs-tree-uh l] /ɪnˈdʌs tri əl/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or resulting from : industrial production; industrial waste. 2. having many and highly developed : an industrial nation. 3. engaged in an or : industrial workers. 4. of or relating to the workers in : industrial training. 5. used in : […]
noun 1. a school for teaching one or more branches of industry; trade or vocational school. 2. a school for educating neglected children or juvenile delinquents committed to its care and training them to some form of industry.