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revolution
used in Atlas Shrugged

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the computer revolution
Definition
dramatic change — sometimes violent overthrow of a government
  • If you consider that for thirteen years this Institute has had a department of metallurgical research, which has cost over twenty million dollars and has produced nothing but a new silver polish and a new anti-corrosive preparation, which, I believe, is not so good as the old ones-you can imagine what the public reaction will be if some private individual comes out with a product that revolutionizes the entire science of metallurgy and proves to be sensationally successful!
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (51% in)

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  • It's the greatest revolution in power motors since the internal-combustion enginegreater than that!
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (93% in)
  • He wanted a motor, and he quietly performed a major revolution in the science of energy, just as a means to an end, and he didn't bother to publish his findings, but went right on making his motor.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (44% in)

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