HyperDic: industry

English > 3 senses of the word industry:
NOUNgroupindustrythe people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
actindustry, manufacturethe organized action of making of goods and services for sale
attributeindustry, diligence, industriousnesspersevering determination to perform a task
industry > pronunciation
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > industry: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.
Example"each industry has its own trade publications"
Categoryindustry, manufactureThe organized action of making of goods and services for sale
Narroweraluminum business, aluminum industrymanufacturers / manufacturers of aluminum considered as a group
apparel industry, garment industry, fashion industry, fashion business, rag trademakers and sellers of fashionable clothing
automobile industryThe manufacturers of automobiles considered collectively
aviationThe operation of aircraft to provide transportation / transportation
banking industry, banking systembanks collectively
chemical industryThe manufacturers of chemicals considered collectively
coal industryThe producers / producers of coal considered collectively
computer industryThe manufacturers of computers considered collectively
construction industry, housing industryAn industry that builds housing
electronics industryThe manufacturers of electronic products considered collectively
entertainment industry, show business, show bizThose involved in providing entertainment
film industry, movie industryThe entertainment industries involved in producing / producing and distributing movies
growth industryAn industry that is growing rapidly
lighting industryAn industry devoted to manufacturing and selling and installing lighting
market, securities industryThe securities markets in the aggregate
munitions industry, arms industryAn industry that manufacturers weapons of war
oil industry, refining industry, oil businessAn industry that produces and delivers oil and oil products
plastics industryAn industry that manufactures plastic articles
service industryAn industry that provides services rather than tangible objects
shipbuilding industryAn industry that builds ships
shoe industryAn industry that manufactures and sells shoes
sign industryAn industry that produces signs
steel industryThe industry that makes steel and steel products
sunrise industryA new industry that is expanding rapidly (especially telecommunications or electronics)
tobacco industryAn industry that manufactures and sells products containing tobacco
toy industry, toy businessAn industry that manufactures and sells toys for children
trucking industryAn industry that provides transportation for commercial products
Broadercommercial enterpriseAn enterprise connected with commerce
Nounsindustrialistsomeone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
English > industry: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe organized action of making of goods and services for sale.
Example"American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
Category ofindustryThe people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
point systemA system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
privatize, privatisechange from governmental to private control or ownership
ratemploy scabs or strike breakers in
Narrowercottage industrysmall-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
industrialization, industrialisation, industrial enterpriseThe development of industry on an extensive scale
production(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Adjectivesindustrialof or relating to or resulting from industry
English > industry: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningpersevering determination to perform a task.
Example "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
Synonymsdiligence, industriousness
Narrowerassiduity, assiduousness, concentrationGreat and constant diligence and attention
sedulity, sedulousnessThe quality of being constantly diligent and attentive
studiousnessdiligent study
Broaderdetermination, purposeThe quality of being determined to do or achieve something
Adjectivesdiligentquietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
industriouscharacterized by hard work and perseverance
industriousworking hard to promote an enterprise

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