industrial arts

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of industrial arts

: a subject taught in elementary and secondary schools that aims at developing manual skill and familiarity with tools and machines

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1815

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  • : a subject that teaches students how to work with tools and machines


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