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Industrial arts   /ɪndˈəstriəl ɑrts/   Listen
Industrial arts

A course in the methods of using tools and machinery as taught in secondary schools and technical schools.

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"Industrial arts" Quotes from Famous Books

... granite of its monuments. The Romans left the glorious aqueduct, that work of demigods who scorned to mention it in their histories; its mediaeval bishops bequeathed to later times their ideas of ecclesiastical architecture; and the Arabs the science of fortification and the industrial arts. ...
— Castilian Days • John Hay

... Industrial arts are very prosperous in Russia and have made great progress during the last century: silken goods are no longer imported from Lyons; and the Russian cabinet-makers produce beautiful furniture, not only in their national style, but in the ...
— Russia - As Seen and Described by Famous Writers • Various

... before they attain the sea, afford numerous cataracts which have been developed so that they afford a vast amount of power. Between the James on the south and the Ste. Croix on the north more than a hundred of these Appalachian rivers have been turned to economic use. The industrial arts of this part of the country depend much upon them for the power which drives their machinery. The whole of the United States, because of the considerable size of its rivers and their relatively rapid fall, is richly endowed with this source ...
— Outlines of the Earth's History - A Popular Study in Physiography • Nathaniel Southgate Shaler

... reached Santa Barbara on his mission-starting pilgrimage, he sent for Mexican artisans, who taught his converts all the industrial arts. They were taught to support themselves, then a piece of ground was parcelled out to each, with a yoke of oxen and farming utensils. Serra formed eleven missions; ten were added later. He built the great ...
— A Truthful Woman in Southern California • Kate Sanborn

... began to "settle down"—whether from personal choice or from social pressure—when he, too, began to learn and practice the industrial arts heretofore solely in the hands of women, he began to press his more personal and individualistic claims of recognition and of property-owning against the family wealth of which the woman was ...
— The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV • Various

Words linked to "Industrial arts" :   course of instruction, course, class, course of study

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