What is industry?

  • (noun): Persevering determination to perform a task.
    Example: "Frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
    Synonyms: diligence, industriousness
    See also — Additional definitions below

Industry

Industry is the production of an economic good or service within an economy.

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Some articles on industry:

Kirkburton - Industry
... One old-established industry, which has recently moved from the village, is the manufacture of edge tools and shovels, which was introduced in the mid-18th century ...
Royal Society Of Arts - The RSA's Worldwide Presence Today - Projects
... a Comino Fellowship Committee 'to change the cultural attitude to industry from one of lack of interest or dislike to one of concern and esteem' ... This eventually led to a joint government/industry initiative to promote 1986 as "Industry Year", with the RSA and the Comino Foundation providing core funding of £250,000 - which persuaded the Confederation of ...
Innovation - Measures - Indicators
... A common industry view (unsupported by empirical evidence) is that comparative cost-effectiveness research (CER) is a form of price control which, by reducing returns to ... Such value-based pricing has been viewed as a means of indicating to industry the type of innovation that should be rewarded from the public purse ...
Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park - History
... The park is made up of the following areas the Technical Innovation Zone, the Hi-Tech Industry Zone, the Scientific Research and Education Zone, and the Residential Zone ... The report identified that investments from the IC industry, the software industry and the bio-medicine industry would be targeted ...
X:talk
... free English classes for workers in the sex industry ... space to organise and empower workers in the sex industry and to encourage critical interventions into discourses about gender, labour, migration and human rights ... across borders and the dignity of every gender employing their resources in the sex industry" ...

More definitions of "industry":

  • (noun): The organized action of making of goods and services for sale.
    Example: "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
    Synonyms: manufacture
  • (noun): The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.
    Example: "Each industry has its own trade publications"

Famous quotes containing the word industry:

    He had much industry at setting out,
    Much boisterous courage, before loneliness
    Had driven him crazed;
    For meditations upon unknown thought
    Make human intercourse grow less and less....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)