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Industrial process   /ɪndˈəstriəl prˈɑsˌɛs/   Listen
Industrial process

A systematic series of mechanical or chemical operations that produce or manufacture something.

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"Industrial process" Quotes from Famous Books

... occupations we know from modern industrial history, without looking to ethnological evidence. Habit was, however, in another regard favorable to woman, since what she was constantly associated with and expended her activities upon was looked upon as hers. Through her identification with the industrial process she became, in fact, a property-owner. This result did not spring from the maternal system; but both this and the maternal system were the results of her bodily habit, and the social ...
— Sex and Society • William I. Thomas

... they can agree upon, like buyers and sellers, renters and hirers, borrowers and lenders. Their relations are, therefore, controlled by the universal law of supply and demand. The employer assumes the direction of the business, and takes all the risk, for the capital must be consumed in the industrial process, and whether it will be found again in the product or not depends upon the good judgment and foresight with which the capital and labor have been applied. Under the wages system the employer and the employe ...
— What Social Classes Owe to Each Other • William Graham Sumner

Words linked to "Industrial process" :   Haber-Bosch process, cyanide process, Acheson process, Solvay process, electrostatic precipitation, Bessemer process, process, fractionation, Haber process, fractional process, physical process

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