What does the word industry mean?

Usage examples for industry

  1. I wish, too, that she should be excited to industry. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  2. The Council is respected by industry, by the public, and by government. – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  3. This, by a careful and cautious comparison of the above, connected with habits of industry in the natives. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park