[in-duhs-tree-uh l] /ɪnˈdʌs tri əl/
of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or resulting from :
industrial production; industrial waste.
having many and highly developed :
an industrial nation.
engaged in an or :
of or relating to the workers in :
used in :
industrial diamonds: industrial fabrics.
noting or pertaining to .
an industrial product:
diamonds classed as industrials and nonindustrials.
a company engaged in industrial enterprises.
an employee in some , especially a manufacturing .
industrials, stocks and bonds of industrial companies.
of, relating to, derived from, or characteristic of industry
employed in industry: the industrial workforce
relating to or concerned with workers in industry: industrial conditions
used in industry: industrial chemicals
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.
: and the harsh industrial pop of Nine Inch Nails
A variety of rock music: industrial music is ”the sounds our culture makes as it comes unglued” (1990s+)
[in-duh-stree] /ˈɪn də stri/ noun, plural industries for 1, 2, 7. 1. the aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principal product: the automobile industry; the steel industry. 2. any general business activity; commercial enterprise: the Italian tourist industry. 3. trade or manufacture in general: the rise […]
[in-urt, ih-nurt] /ɪnˈɜrt, ɪˈnɜrt/ adjective 1. having no inherent power of action, motion, or resistance (opposed to ): inert matter. 2. Chemistry. having little or no ability to react, as nitrogen that occurs uncombined in the atmosphere. 3. Pharmacology. having no pharmacological action, as the excipient of a pill. 4. inactive or sluggish by habit […]
noun, Physics. 1. a frame of reference that moves with the object, so that the moving object appears to violate Newton’s laws of motion since it accelerates despite having no horizontal forces on it.
- Non-inertial frame
noun, Physics. 1. a frame of reference that moves with the object, so that the moving object appears to violate Newton’s laws of motion since it accelerates despite having no horizontal forces on it. non-inertial frame A reference frame in which the observers are undergoing some accelerating force, such as gravity or a mechanical acceleration. […]