industriousness

Definitions

  • Fresco: The Industrial Arts of War
    Fresco: The Industrial Arts of War
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n industriousness persevering determination to perform a task "his diligence won him quick promotions","frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Fresco: The Industrial Arts of Peace Fresco: The Industrial Arts of Peace
Timbering—one of the first English industries in the New World. (Painting by Sidney E. King.) Timbering—one of the first English industries in the New World. (Painting by Sidney E. King.)
"THAT WAS A SIGNAL FOR THE Industry TO STOP" "THAT WAS A SIGNAL FOR THE Industry TO STOP"

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Automobile building is the largest manufacturing industry in the world.
    • n industriousness The quality of being industrious; diligence.
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Quotations

  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “Whenever you see a gaming table be sure to know fortune is not there. Rather she is always in the company of industry.”
  • Don G. Mitchell
    Don G. Mitchell
    “There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and industry.”
  • Jean De La Bruyere
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    “There are only two ways of getting on in the world: by one's own industry, or by the stupidity of others.”
  • Harold Wilson
    Harold Wilson
    “The monarchy is a labor intensive industry.”
  • Andre Breton
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    “Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.”
  • David Hume
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    “Avarice, the spur of industry.”

Idioms

Smokestack industry - Heavy industries like iron and steel production, especially if they produce a lot of pollution, are smokestack industries.
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Usage

In literature:

Had Carnegie lived in any other day and sought his industrial giants, he would no doubt have found them.
"Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
He was a most industrious reader of books and a great lover of debate.
"A Short History of Monks and Monasteries" by Alfred Wesley Wishart
In considering the poultry industry we must first get some idea of the various articles produced for sale.
"The Dollar Hen" by Milo M. Hastings
Industrial suburbs grew up around London and some towns became known as specialists in certain industries.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
We have seen the development of great industries.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
The economic life of China, except in the Treaty Ports and in a few regions where there are mines, is still wholly pre-industrial.
"The Problem of China" by Bertrand Russell
This industry was, so to speak, ripe for its industrial development, for its change from a home to a factory industry.
"Ireland In The New Century" by Horace Plunkett
They had passed from an almost exclusively agricultural economy to one which was much more largely urban and industrial.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
The vision of industrial supremacy has come to the giants who lead American industry and finance.
"Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Bois
The mining industry other than coal is quite rapidly reaching importance among our industries.
"A Review of the Resources and Industries of the State of Washington, 1909" by Ithamar Howell
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In poetry:

And they sleep well,
These peasant-folk, who toiled their lives away,
From day to market-day,
As one should tell,
With patient industry,
Some sad old rosary.
"In a Breton Cemetery" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
YE lovers of nature attend unto me,
I'll sing you a ditty concerning the Bee;
The noblest of insects for industry,
And well worth a song I am sure is the Bee.
"The Bee" by Samuel Bamford
As busy Aurelia, 'twixt work and 'twixt play,
Was labouring industriously hard
To cull the vile weeds from the flowerets away,
Which grew in her father's court-yard;
"Weeding" by Charles Lamb
Who had the idea of slicing time into pieces,
which were given the name of year,
was a genius person.
Industrialized hope
pushing it to the limits of its exhaustiveness.
"Time" by Carlos Drummond de Andrade
The knights of industry the sons of toil,
Trouble thy waters in the eager strife
To win success and wealth, the glittering spoil
For which men daily peril more than life
"Baptism In Lake Aluumette" by Nora Pembroke
The morning sun rose bright and fair
Upon a lovely village where
Prosperity abounded,
And ceaseless hum of industry
In lines of friendly rivalry
From day to day resounded.
"Mysterious" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Belmont Industrial, Inc, No 49A02-1103-PL-263, Indiana Regional Recycling and Belmont Industrial own adjoining parcels of land, known as parcels I, II and III.
Prominent industry pros will chair a series of panels designed specifically for those who work in this area of the industry.
In the years between the world wars, everything from furniture and fashion to architecture and industrial design came under the sway of a flashy art style variously known as Industrial Moderne, Jazz Moderne and Streamline Moderne.
Atmospheric plasma system Enercon Industries Menomonee Falls WI USA Enercon Industries introduces the new Plasma3 atmospheric plasma system.
Rather it follows the airline industry in a way that is interesting to those who work and have an interest in the airline industry.
BSE response came as a unified industry voice, a cohesive industry plan via the checkoff.
The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) recently announced the availability of a CD-ROM containing the proceedings of the glass industry focused session at the recent American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting.
Industry figures showed sales fell to a 14.2 million pace in October after Sandy slammed the East Coast during the auto industry's busiest time of the month.
Four industry giants think the changing demographics in the United States are creating a huge opportunity for the marine industry.
New printing technology simplifies primary, secondary packaging processes for Top Tobacco By Paul Schildhouse The roll-your-own cigarette and pipe tobacco industry is a small but growing segment of the tobacco industry.
" They might, however, say, "I'm in the food industry," or "I'm in the beverage industry.
The airplanes are safe, say industry experts, but the light sport industry can't prove it, retorts the FAA.
The state's solar industry is growing steadily, but slowly, as the national industry explodes.
A strong pharmaceutical industry is more likely to produce innovative drugs—and patents seem to be a key element to having a strong industry.
If the industry doesn't create a better infrastructure to deal with activist threats and take advantage of the opportunities, we'll continue to see our industry shrink.
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In science:

Tarjan, Data Structures and Network Algorithms , Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia 1983. A.V.
Specific-Heat Exponent of Random-Field Systems via Ground-State Calculations
Infrastructure (April, 1994) from Industry Canada.
National Information Infrastructure Development in Canada and the U.S.: Redefining Universal Service and Universal Access in the Age of Techno-Economic Convergence
Granular materials play an important role in industrial applications, geophysics and astrophysics.
Symmetry-breaking instability in a prototypical driven granular gas
Internal report Philips Telecommunicatie Industrie, Hilversum (NL).
Random matrices, non-colliding processes and queues
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
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