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indexing
noun Date: 1974 indexation
India
I. Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter i II. geographical name 1. peninsula region (often called a subcontinent) S Asia S of the Himalayas between Bay ...
india ink
noun Usage: often capitalized 1st I Date: 1665 1. a solid black pigment (as specially prepared lampblack) used in drawing and lettering 2. a fluid ink consisting usually of ...
India paper
noun Date: 1768 1. a thin absorbent paper used especially for proving inked intaglio surfaces (as steel engravings) 2. a thin tough opaque printing paper
india rubber
noun Usage: often capitalized I Date: 1790 rubber I,2a
Indiaman
noun Date: 1709 a merchant ship formerly used in trade with India; especially a large sailing ship used in this trade
Indian
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a native or inhabitant of India or of the East Indies b. a person of Indian descent 2. a. American Indian b. one of the native ...
Indian agent
noun Date: 1807 an official representative of the United States federal government to American Indian tribes especially on reservations
Indian club
noun Date: 1857 a usually wooden club shaped like a large bottle or tenpin that is swung for gymnastic exercise
Indian corn
noun Date: 1617 1. a tall widely cultivated American cereal grass (Zea mays) bearing seeds on elongated ears 2. the ears of Indian corn; also its edible seeds
Indian elephant
noun Date: 1555 elephant 1b
Indian file
noun Date: 1758 single file • Indian file adverb
Indian giver
noun Date: circa 1848 a person who gives something to another and then takes it back or expects an equivalent in return • Indian giving noun
Indian giving
noun see Indian giver
Indian grass
noun Date: 1764 a tall perennial North American grass (Sorghastrum nutans) with long flat leaves and narrow feathery golden-brown panicles
Indian hemp
noun Date: 1619 1. a North American dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) with milky juice, tough fibrous bark, and an emetic and cathartic root 2. hemp 1
Indian licorice
noun Date: circa 1890 rosary pea 1
Indian meal
noun Date: 1609 cornmeal
Indian Ocean
geographical name ocean E of Africa, S of Asia, W of Australia & Tasmania, & N of Antarctica area about 28,350,500 square miles (73,427,795 square kilometers)
Indian paintbrush
noun Date: circa 1892 1. any of a genus (Castilleja) of herbaceous plants of the snapdragon family that have brightly colored bracts — called also painted cup 2. orange ...
Indian pipe
noun Date: circa 1818 a waxy white saprophytic herb (Monotropa uniflora of the family Monotropaceae, the Indian-pipe family) of Asia and North America with leaves reduced to ...
Indian pudding
noun Date: 1722 a baked pudding made chiefly of cornmeal, milk, and molasses
Indian red
noun Date: 1672 1. any of various usually dark red pigments consisting chiefly of iron oxide 2. a strong or moderate reddish brown
Indian River
geographical name lagoon 165 miles (266 kilometers) long E Florida between mainland & coastal islands
Indian sign
noun Date: 1910 chiefly British hex, spell
Indian States
geographical name former semi-independent states of the Indian Empire ruled by native princes subject to varying degrees of British authority — see British India
Indian summer
noun Date: 1778 1. a period of warm or mild weather in late autumn or early winter 2. a happy or flourishing period occurring toward the end of something
Indian Territory
geographical name former territory S United States in present state of Oklahoma
Indian tobacco
noun Date: circa 1618 1. a poisonous North American annual lobelia (Lobelia inflata) with small blue or white flowers 2. a wild tobacco (Nicotiana bigelovii syn. N. ...
Indian wrestling
noun Date: 1913 1. wrestling in which two people lie side by side on their backs in reversed position locking their near arms and raising and locking the corresponding legs ...
Indian-wrestle
intransitive verb Etymology: back-formation from Indian wrestling Date: 1938 to engage in Indian wrestling
Indiana
geographical name state E central United States capital Indianapolis area 36,291 square miles (94,357 square kilometers), population 6,080,485 • Indianan adjective or noun ...
Indiana Harbor
geographical name harbor district in East Chicago, Indiana, on Lake Michigan
Indianan
adjective or noun see Indiana
Indianapolis
geographical name city central Indiana, its capital population 791,926
Indianian
adjective or noun see Indiana
Indianism
noun Date: 1651 1. the qualities or culture distinctive of American Indians 2. policy designed to further the interests or culture of American Indians • Indianist ...
Indianist
adjective or noun see Indianism
Indianization
noun see Indianize
Indianize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1702 1. to cause to acquire or conform to the characteristics, culture, or usage of American Indians or of India 2. to bring (as a ...
Indianness
noun see Indian
Indic
adjective Date: 1877 1. of or relating to the subcontinent of India ; Indian 2. of, relating to, or constituting the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European languages • ...
indican
noun Etymology: Latin indicum indigo — more at indigo Date: 1859 1. an indigo-forming substance C8H7NO4S found as a salt in urine and other animal fluids; also its ...
indicant
noun Date: 1623 something that serves to indicate
indicate
transitive verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare, from in- + dicare to proclaim, dedicate — more at diction Date: 1541 1. a. to ...
indication
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. something that serves to indicate b. something that is indicated as advisable or necessary 2. the action of indicating • indicational ...
indicational
adjective see indication
indicative
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or constituting a verb form or set of verb forms that represents the denoted act or state as an objective fact 2. ...
indicatively
adverb see indicative I
indicator
noun Date: 1666 1. one that indicates: as a. an index hand (as on a dial) ; pointer b. (1) gauge 2b, dial 4a (2) an instrument for automatically making a diagram ...
indicatory
adjective see indicator
indices
plural of index
indicia
noun plural Etymology: Latin, plural of indicium sign, from indicare Date: circa 1626 1. distinctive marks ; indications 2. postal markings often imprinted on mail or on ...
indict
transitive verb Etymology: alteration of earlier indite, from Middle English inditen, from Anglo-French enditer to write, point out, indict — more at indite Date: circa 1626 ...
indictable
adjective Date: circa 1706 1. subject to being indicted ; liable to indictment 2. making one liable to indictment
indicter
noun see indict
indiction
noun Etymology: Middle English indiccion, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin indiction-, indictio, from Latin, proclamation, from indicere to proclaim, from in- + dicere to say ...
indictment
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the action or the legal process of indicting b. the state of being indicted 2. a formal written statement framed by a prosecuting ...
indictor
noun see indict
indie
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration from independent Date: 1928 1. one that is independent; especially an unaffiliated record or motion-picture production company 2. ...
Indies
geographical name 1. East Indies 2. West Indies
indifference
noun Date: 15th century 1. the quality, state, or fact of being indifferent 2. a. archaic lack of difference or distinction between two or more things b. absence of ...
indifferency
noun Date: 15th century archaic indifference
indifferent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin indifferent-, indifferens, from in- + different-, differens, present participle of ...
indifferentism
noun Date: 1827 indifference; specifically belief that all religions are equally valid • indifferentist noun
indifferentist
noun see indifferentism
indifferently
adverb see indifferent
indigen
noun see indigene
indigence
noun Date: 14th century a level of poverty in which real hardship and deprivation are suffered and comforts of life are wholly lacking Synonyms: see poverty
indigene
also indigen noun Etymology: Latin indigena Date: 1598 native
indigenization
noun see indigenize
indigenize
transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1951 to cause to have indigenous characteristics or personnel • indigenization noun
indigenous
adjective Etymology: Late Latin indigenus, from Latin indigena, noun, native, from Old Latin indu, endo in, within + Latin gignere to beget — more at end-, kin Date: 1646 1. ...
indigenously
adverb see indigenous
indigenousness
noun see indigenous
indigent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French, from Latin indigent-, indigens, present participle of indigēre to need, from Old Latin indu + Latin ...
indigested
adjective Date: 1587 not carefully thought out or arranged ; formless
indigestibility
noun see indigestible
indigestible
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin indigestibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin digestibilis digestible Date: 15th century not digestible ; not easily ...
indigestion
noun Date: 14th century 1. inability to digest or difficulty in digesting something 2. a case or attack of indigestion marked especially by a burning sensation or discomfort ...
Indigirka
geographical name river over 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) E central Russia in Asia in NE Sakha Republic flowing N into East Siberian Sea
indign
adjective Etymology: Middle English indigne, from Anglo-French, from Latin indignus Date: 14th century 1. archaic unworthy, undeserving 2. obsolete unbecoming, disgraceful
indignant
adjective Etymology: Latin indignant-, indignans, present participle of indignari to be indignant, from indignus unworthy, from in- + dignus worthy — more at decent Date: ...
indignantly
adverb see indignant
indignation
noun Date: 14th century anger aroused by something unjust, unworthy, or mean Synonyms: see anger
indignity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Latin indignitat-, indignitas, from indignus Date: 1581 1. a. an act that offends against a person's dignity or self-respect ; insult b. ...
indigo
noun (plural -gos or -goes) Etymology: Italian dialect, from Latin indicum, from Greek indikon, from neuter of indikos Indic, from Indos India Date: 1555 1. a. a blue vat ...
indigo bunting
noun Date: 1783 a small finch (Passerina cyanea of the family Cardinalidae) chiefly of eastern North America of which the male is largely deep blue in spring and summer
indigo plant
noun Date: 1712 a plant that yields indigo; especially any of a genus (Indigofera) of leguminous herbs
indigo snake
noun Date: circa 1885 a very large blue-black or brownish colubrid snake (Drymarchon corais) of the southeastern United States and Texas to Argentina — called also gopher ...
indigotin
noun Etymology: French indigotine, irregular from indigo indigo Date: 1838 indigo 1b
indinavir
noun Etymology: indina- (perhaps alteration of indanyl monovalent radical of the cyclic hydrocarbon indan) + -vir (as in saquinavir) Date: 1995 a protease inhibitor ...
Indio
geographical name city SE California SE of San Bernardino population 49,116
indirect
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin indirectus, from Latin in- + directus direct — more at dress Date: 14th century not direct: as a. (1) ...
indirect cost
noun Date: circa 1909 a cost that is not identifiable with a specific product, function, or activity
indirect evidence
noun Date: 1824 evidence that establishes immediately collateral facts from which the main fact may be inferred ; circumstantial evidence
indirect lighting
noun Date: 1922 lighting in which the light emitted by a source is diffusely reflected (as by the ceiling)
indirect object
noun Date: 1879 a grammatical object representing the secondary goal of the action of its verb (as her in “I gave her the book”)
indirection
noun Date: 1590 1. a. indirect action or procedure b. lack of direction ; aimlessness 2. a. lack of straightforwardness and openness ; deceitfulness b. ...
indirectly
adverb see indirect
indirectness
noun see indirect
indiscernible
adjective Date: 1635 incapable of being discerned ; not recognizable as distinct
indisciplinable
adjective Date: 1600 not subject to or capable of being disciplined
indiscipline
noun Date: 1783 lack of discipline • indisciplined adjective
indisciplined
adjective see indiscipline
indiscoverable
adjective Date: 1640 not discoverable
indiscreet
adjective Etymology: Middle English indiscrete, from Late Latin indiscretus, from Latin, indistinguishable, from in- + discretus, past participle of discernere to separate — ...
indiscreetly
adverb see indiscreet
indiscreetness
noun see indiscreet
indiscretion
noun Date: 14th century 1. lack of discretion ; imprudence 2. a. something (as an act or remark) marked by lack of discretion b. an act at variance with the ...
indiscriminate
adjective Date: circa 1598 1. a. not marked by careful distinction ; deficient in discrimination and discernment b. haphazard, random 2. a. promiscuous, ...
indiscriminately
adverb see indiscriminate
indiscriminateness
noun see indiscriminate
indiscriminating
adjective Date: circa 1767 not discriminating • indiscriminatingly adverb
indiscriminatingly
adverb see indiscriminating
indiscrimination
noun Date: 1649 lack of discrimination
indispensability
noun see indispensable
indispensable
adjective Date: 1653 1. not subject to being set aside or neglected 2. absolutely necessary ; essential • indispensability noun • indispensable noun • ...
indispensableness
noun see indispensable
indispensably
adverb see indispensable
indispose
transitive verb (-posed; -posing) Etymology: probably back-formation from indisposed Date: 1653 1. a. to make unfit ; disqualify b. to make averse ; disincline 2. ...
indisposed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. slightly ill 2. averse
indisposition
noun Date: 15th century the condition of being indisposed: a. disinclination b. a usually slight illness
indisputable
adjective Etymology: Late Latin indisputabilis, from Latin in- + disputabilis disputable Date: 1551 not disputable ; unquestionable • indisputableness noun • ...
indisputableness
noun see indisputable
indisputably
adverb see indisputable
indissociable
adjective Date: 1855 not dissociated ; inseparable • indissociably adverb
indissociably
adverb see indissociable
indissolubility
noun see indissoluble
indissoluble
adjective Date: 1542 not dissoluble; especially incapable of being annulled, undone, or broken ; permanent • indissolubility noun • indissolubleness noun • ...
indissolubleness
noun see indissoluble
indissolubly
adverb see indissoluble
indistinct
adjective Etymology: Latin indistinctus, from in- + distinctus distinct Date: 1526 not distinct: as a. not sharply outlined or separable ; blurred b. faint, dim ...
indistinctive
adjective Date: 1846 lacking distinctive qualities
indistinctly
adverb see indistinct
indistinctness
noun see indistinct
indistinguishability
noun see indistinguishable
indistinguishable
adjective Date: 1606 not distinguishable: as a. indeterminate in shape or structure b. not clearly recognizable or understandable c. lacking identifying or ...
indistinguishableness
noun see indistinguishable
indistinguishably
adverb see indistinguishable
indite
transitive verb (indited; inditing) Etymology: Middle English enditen, from Anglo-French enditer to write, compose, from Vulgar Latin *indictare, frequentative of Latin indicere ...
inditer
noun see indite
indium
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + New Latin -ium Date: 1864 a silvery malleable fusible chiefly trivalent metallic element that occurs especially in ...
indium antimonide
noun Date: 1957 a synthetic compound InSb of indium and antimony that is a semiconducting and photosensitive material and is used especially in infrared photodetectors
indiv
abbreviation individual
individual
I. adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin individualis, from Latin individuus indivisible, from in- + dividuus divided, from dividere to divide Date: 15th century 1. obsolete ...
individual medley
noun Date: circa 1949 a swimming race in which each contestant swims each part of the course with a different stroke
individual retirement account
noun Date: 1974 IRA
individualise
British variant of individualize
individualism
noun Date: 1827 1. a. (1) a doctrine that the interests of the individual are or ought to be ethically paramount; also conduct guided by such a doctrine (2) the ...
individualist
noun Date: 1840 1. one that pursues a markedly independent course in thought or action 2. one that advocates or practices individualism • individualist or ...
individualistic
adjective see individualist
individualistically
adverb see individualist
individuality
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1614 1. a. total character peculiar to and distinguishing an individual from others b. personality 2. archaic the quality or state of being ...
individualization
noun see individualize
individualize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1637 1. to make individual in character 2. to treat or notice individually ; particularize 3. to adapt to the needs or special ...
individually
adverb see individual I
individuate
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1614 1. to give individuality to 2. to form into a distinct entity
individuation
noun Date: 1628 1. the act or process of individuating: as a. (1) the development of the individual from the universal (2) the determination of the individual in ...
indivisibility
noun see indivisible
indivisible
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin indivisibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin divisibilis divisible Date: 14th century not divisible • indivisibility ...
indivisibly
adverb see indivisible
indn
abbreviation indication
indo-
— see ind-
Indo-
combining form Etymology: Greek, from Indos India 1. India or the East Indies 2. Indo-European
Indo-Aryan
noun Date: 1881 1. a member of one of the peoples of the Indian subcontinent speaking an Indo-European language 2. one of the early Indo-European invaders of southern Asia ...
Indo-Chinese
noun Date: circa 1934 1. a native or inhabitant of Indochina 2. Sino-Tibetan • Indo-Chinese adjective
Indo-European
I. adjective Date: 1813 of, relating to, or constituting the Indo-European languages II. noun Date: 1832 1. a. a member of the people speaking an unrecorded prehistoric ...
Indo-European languages
noun plural Date: 1843 a family of languages comprising those spoken in most of Europe and in the parts of the world colonized by Europeans since 1500 and also in Persia, the ...
Indo-Europeanist
noun Date: 1926 a specialist in Indo-European linguistics
Indo-Germanic
adjective Date: 1822 Indo-European • Indo-Germanic noun
Indo-Hittite
noun Date: 1929 1. a hypothetical parent language of Indo-European and Anatolian 2. a language family including Indo-European and Anatolian • Indo-Hittite adjective
Indo-Iranian
adjective Date: 1874 of, relating to, or constituting a subfamily of the Indo-European languages that consists of the Indo-Aryan and the Iranian branches — see ...
Indochina
geographical name 1. peninsula SE Asia; includes Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Malay Peninsula, Thailand, & Vietnam 2. (or French Indochina) former country SE Asia comprising ...
indocile
adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Latin indocilis, from in- + docilis docile Date: 1603 unwilling or indisposed to be taught or disciplined ; intractable • ...
indocility
noun see indocile
indoctrinate
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: probably from Middle English endoctrinen, from Anglo-French endoctriner, from en- + doctrine doctrine Date: 1626 1. to instruct ...
indoctrination
noun see indoctrinate
indoctrinator
noun see indoctrinate
indole
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + -ole Date: 1869 a crystalline alkaloid compound C8H7N that is a decomposition product of proteins containing ...
indoleacetic acid
noun Date: 1937 a crystalline plant hormone C10H9NO2 that is a naturally occurring auxin promoting growth and rooting of plants
indolebutyric acid
noun Date: 1936 a crystalline acid C12H13NO2 similar to indoleacetic acid in its effects on plants
indolence
noun Date: 1710 inclination to laziness ; sloth
indolent
adjective Etymology: Late Latin indolent-, indolens insensitive to pain, from Latin in- + dolent-, dolens, present participle of dolēre to feel pain Date: 1663 1. a. ...
indolently
adverb see indolent
Indologist
noun see Indology
Indology
noun Date: 1888 the study of India and its people • Indologist noun
indomethacin
noun Etymology: indole + meth- + acetic acid + 1-in Date: 1963 a nonsteroidal drug C19H16ClNO4 with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic properties used especially ...
indomitability
noun see indomitable
indomitable
adjective Etymology: Late Latin indomitabilis, from Latin in- + domitare to tame — more at daunt Date: 1634 incapable of being subdued ; unconquerable • ...
indomitableness
noun see indomitable
indomitably
adverb see indomitable
Indon
abbreviation Indonesia; Indonesian
Indonesia
geographical name 1. country SE Asia in Malay Archipelago comprising Sumatra, Java, S & E Borneo, Sulawesi, W Timor, W New Guinea, the Moluccas, & many adjacent smaller ...
Indonesian
noun Date: 1850 1. a native or inhabitant of the Malay Archipelago 2. a. a native or inhabitant of the Republic of Indonesia b. the language based on Malay that is the ...
indoor
adjective Date: 1711 1. of or relating to the interior of a building 2. living, located, or carried on within a building
indoors
adverb Date: 1832 in or into a building
indophenol
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1881 any of various blue or green dyes
Indore
geographical name 1. former state central India in Narmada valley capital Indore; area now in Madhya Pradesh 2. city NW central India in W Madhya Pradesh population 1,091,674
indorse
variant of endorse
indorsement
variant of endorsement
indoxyl
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ind- + hydroxyl Date: circa 1886 a crystalline compound C8H7NO found in plants and animals or synthesized as a step in ...
indraft
noun Date: 1577 1. an inward flow or current (as of air or water) 2. a drawing or pulling in
indrawn
adjective Date: 1751 1. aloof, reserved 2. drawn in
indri
noun (plural indris) Etymology: French, from Malagasy indry look! Date: 1839 a large diurnal black-and-white lemur (Indri indri) of Madagascar that is about two feet long ...
indubitability
noun see indubitable
indubitable
adjective Etymology: Middle English indubitabyll, from Latin indubitabilis, from in- + dubitabilis dubitable Date: 15th century too evident to be doubted ; unquestionable ...
indubitableness
noun see indubitable
indubitably
adverb see indubitable
induce
transitive verb (induced; inducing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French inducer, from Latin inducere, from in- + ducere to lead — more at tow Date: 14th century 1. ...
inducement
noun Date: 1594 1. a motive or consideration that leads one to action or to additional or more effective actions 2. the act or process of inducing 3. matter presented by ...
inducer
noun Date: circa 1538 one that induces; especially a substance that is capable of activating the transcription of a gene by combining with and inactivating a genetic ...
inducibility
noun see inducible
inducible
adjective Date: circa 1677 capable of being induced: as a. formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate b. activated or undergoing expression only in ...
induct
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin inductus, past participle of inducere, from Latin Date: 14th century 1. to put in formal possession (as of a ...
inductance
noun Date: 1886 1. a. a property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it by a variation of current either in the circuit itself or in a ...
inductee
noun Date: 1940 one who is inducted
induction
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of inducting (as into office) b. an initial experience ; initiation c. the formality by which a civilian is inducted ...
induction coil
noun Date: 1837 an apparatus for obtaining intermittent high voltage that consists of a primary coil through which the direct current flows, an interrupter, and a secondary ...
induction heating
noun Date: 1919 heating of material by means of an electric current that is caused to flow through the material or its container by electromagnetic induction
induction motor
noun Date: 1897 an alternating-current motor in which torque is produced by the reaction between a varying magnetic field generated in the stator and the current induced in ...
inductive
adjective Date: 15th century 1. leading on ; inducing 2. of, relating to, or employing mathematical or logical induction 3. of or relating to inductance or electrical ...
inductively
adverb see inductive
inductor
noun Date: 1652 1. one that inducts 2. a. a part of an electrical apparatus that acts upon another or is itself acted upon by induction b. reactor 2 3. organizer 2
indue
variant of endue
indulge
verb (indulged; indulging) Etymology: Latin indulgēre to be complaisant Date: circa 1623 transitive verb 1. a. to give free rein to b. to take unrestrained ...
indulgence
noun Date: 14th century 1. remission of part or all of the temporal and especially purgatorial punishment that according to Roman Catholicism is due for sins whose eternal ...
indulgent
adjective Etymology: Latin indulgent-, indulgens, present participle of indulgēre Date: 1509 indulging or characterized by indulgence; especially lenient • indulgently ...
indulgently
adverb see indulgent
indulger
noun see indulge
indult
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Medieval Latin indultum, from Late Latin, grant, from Latin, neuter of indultus, past participle of indulgēre Date: 15th century ...
indurate
I. adjective Date: 14th century physically or morally hardened II. verb (-rated; -rating) Etymology: Latin induratus, past participle of indurare, from in- + durare to ...
indurated
adjective Date: 1578 having become firm or hard especially by increase of fibrous elements
induration
noun Date: 14th century the process of or condition produced by growing hard; specifically sclerosis especially when associated with inflammation • indurative adjective
indurative
adjective see induration
indus
abbreviation industrial; industry
Indus
geographical name river 1800 miles (2897 kilometers) S Asia flowing from Tibet NW & SSW through Pakistan into Arabian Sea
indusium
noun (plural indusia) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, tunic Date: 1807 an investing outgrowth or membrane; especially an outgrowth of a fern frond that covers the sori
industrial
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to industry 2. derived from human industry 3. engaged in industry 4. used in or developed for use in industry ; ...
industrial action
noun Date: circa 1931 British job action
industrial archaeologist
noun see industrial archaeology
industrial archaeology
noun Date: 1951 the study of the buildings, machinery, and equipment of the industrial revolution • industrial archaeologist noun
industrial arts
noun plural but singular in construction Date: circa 1925 a subject taught in elementary and secondary schools that aims at developing manual skill and familiarity with tools ...
industrial engineer
noun see industrial engineering
industrial engineering
noun Date: circa 1924 engineering that deals with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems (as of people, materials, and energy) in industry • ...
industrial melanism
noun Date: 1943 genetically determined melanism as a population phenomenon especially in moths in which the proportion of dark individuals tends to increase due to ...
industrial psychologist
noun see industrial psychology
industrial psychology
noun Date: 1917 the application of the findings and methods of experimental, clinical, and social psychology to industrial concerns • industrial psychologist noun
industrial relations
noun plural Date: 1904 the dealings or relationships of a usually large business or industrial enterprise with its own workers, with labor in general, with governmental ...
industrial revolution
noun Date: 1848 a rapid major change in an economy (as in England in the late 18th century) marked by the general introduction of power-driven machinery or by an important ...
industrial school
noun Date: 1853 a school specializing in the teaching of industrial arts; specifically one for juvenile delinquents
industrial sociology
noun Date: 1948 sociological analysis directed at institutions and social relationships within and largely controlled or affected by industry
industrial union
noun Date: 1902 a labor union open to workers in an industry irrespective of their occupation or craft — compare craft union
industrial-strength
adjective Date: 1976 1. suitable for industrial use 2. marked by more than usual power, durability, or intensity
industrialise
British variant of industrialize
industrialism
noun Date: 1831 social organization in which industries and especially large-scale industries are dominant
industrialist
noun Date: 1864 one owning or engaged in the management of an industry ; manufacturer
industrialization
noun see industrialize
industrialize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1886 transitive verb to make industrial intransitive verb to become industrial • industrialization noun
industrially
adverb see industrial I
industrious
adjective Date: 15th century 1. obsolete skillful, ingenious 2. constantly, regularly, or habitually active or occupied ; diligent Synonyms: see busy • industriously ...
industriously
adverb see industrious
industriousness
noun see industrious
industry
noun (plural -tries) Etymology: Middle English (Scots) industrie, from Middle French, from Latin industria, from industrius diligent, from Old Latin indostruus, perhaps from ...
indwell
Date: 14th century intransitive verb to exist as an inner activating spirit, force, or principle transitive verb to exist within as an activating spirit, force, or ...

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