light industry

noun

Definition of light industry

:the production of small goods that will be sold to the people who use them rather than to another manufacturer
  • The clothing manufacturer was looking to relocate to a town that allows light industries.

Word by Word Definitions

light play
  1. : something that makes vision possible

  2. : the sensation aroused by stimulation of the visual receptors

  3. : electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength that travels in a vacuum with a speed of 299,792,458 meters (about 186,000 miles) per second

  1. : having light : bright

  2. : not dark, intense, or swarthy in color or coloring : pale

  3. : medium in saturation and high in lightness

  1. : to become light : brighten

  2. : to take fire

  3. : to ignite something (such as a cigarette)

  1. : having little weight : not heavy

  2. : designed to carry a comparatively small load

  3. : having relatively little weight in proportion to bulk

  1. : lightly

  2. : with little baggage

  1. : dismount

  2. : settle, alight

  3. : to fall unexpectedly

industry play
  1. : diligence in an employment or pursuit

  2. : systematic labor especially for some useful purpose or the creation of something of value

  3. : a department or branch of a craft, art, business, or manufacture


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