industrial engineering


noun

engineering applied to the planning, design, and control of industrial operations.

Nearby words

  1. industrial democracy,
  2. industrial design,
  3. industrial development certificate,
  4. industrial diamond,
  5. industrial disease,
  6. industrial espionage,
  7. industrial estate,
  8. industrial insurance,
  9. industrial life insurance,
  10. industrial medicine

Origin of industrial engineering

First recorded in 1970–75

Related formsindustrial engineer, noun

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