The complex of radical socioeconomic changes, such as the ones that took place in England in the late 1700s, that are brought about when extensive mechanization of production systems results in a shift from home-based hand manufacturing to large-scale factory production.
Industrial-revolution Sentence Examples
Dictionaries and manuals are the instruments of this industrial revolution.
The company was founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams, essentially inventing the first ready made paint of the American industrial revolution.
In 1908, Henry Ford made the first Model T, and then in 1913 created a moving assembly line for mass producing automobiles which changed manufacturing and helped bring about the Industrial Revolution.
Cars of the vintage era hold a special place in history as they moved the country forward in the Industrial Revolution and made the word automobile a common household term.