industry-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: commercial or business enterprise

Commentary: INDUSTRY[+entity][+commercial]

Government and industry need to cooperate on this issue.
He worked twenty years in the film industry.
Much of the steel industry has gone overseas.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: diligence or determination

Commentary: INDUSTRY[+quality][+purposive] (
NOTE: used as an attribute of a person or activity)

The child showed great industry in building a castle with the colored blocks.
You might enjoy your job more if you'd put more industry into the daily tasks.