Definitions for "Industrialisation"
change from a farming economy to one based on industrial production in towns and cities.
The change from a subsistance economy where there is little or no machine or mechanical development, to a highly mechanised, production-oriented economy. Industries develop on a wide scale.
Refers to the transition in methods of production that has been responsible for the vastly increased wealth creating capacity of modern societies compared with traditional systems. It may refer to manufacturing, agriculture and administration.