The Age Of Industrialisation - Important Terms And Concepts
Category : 10th Class
The Age of Industrialisation
IMPORTANT TERMS AND CONCEPTS
- Innovation. Newly produced or introduced; a novelty.
- Guild. An association of craftsmen or merchants following same craft to protect the members interest and supervise the standard of the work.
- Stapler. A person who staples or sorts wool according to its fibre.
- Fuller. A person who fulls- gathers cloth by pleating.
- Carding. A process of preparing fibres such as cotton or wool, prior to spinning.
- Efficacy. Effectiveness; power to produce a certain effect.
- Mill. Building fitted with machinery for manufacturing processes/factory.
- Tanning. Convert raw hide into leather by soaking in liquid containing tannic acid.
- Food processing. Technique of chopping and mixing food for making jam, juices, etc.
- Victorian Britain. Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria.
- Vagrant. A person without a settled home or regular work.
- Brewery. A place where beer Etc., is brewed commercially (Brewing is a process of infusion, boiling and fermentation)
- Night Refuge. Night shelter for homeless people.
- Company officials. Officials of the East India Company.
- Bourgeoise. The upper middle class.
- Monopoly. Exclusive right of trade in an article or good granted by some authority or licence authorising this.
- Gomastha. An Indian word meaning an agent, a middleman between the merchant and weavers.
- Sepoy. Indian soldier of the British army.