industrial arts

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Definition of industrial arts

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

Examples of industrial arts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wood offered him a job teaching industrial arts and coaching football. Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, 2 June 2022 After leaving the Navy in 1985, Filbeck earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from San Diego State in industrial arts. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2022 Woods calls for better industrial arts training programs for city students. al, 23 Aug. 2021 Boys were educated in industrial arts or in farming; girls in domestic duties. Debra Utacia Krol, The Arizona Republic, 2 Aug. 2021 His friend offered him a job that would pay more than the salary Smilanich would make as an industrial arts teacher. Joel Rippel, Star Tribune, 18 Aug. 2020 My grandmother collected glass, my father had a huge collection of industrial art. The Economist, 21 May 2020 Both brothers enjoyed building things, and industrial arts was a new subject in many high schools. Anne M. Hamilton,, 15 July 2018 Firefighters responded to the small blaze at 6:11 a.m., which started in a first-floor industrial arts classroom at Plymouth North High School on Obery Street, said Fire Chief Ed Bradley. Elise Takahama,, 4 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of industrial arts

1815, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of industrial arts was in 1815

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14 Jun 2022

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“Industrial arts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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