Of or relating to Adam Smith or his theories.
Smith advocated free trade and attributed the growth of wealth and prosperity to the division of labour, theories which he set out in his influential Wealth of Nations (1776), regarded as the first modern work of political economy.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in New Annual Register 1800. From the name of Adam Smith, Scottish economist and philosopher + -ian.
Following the principles and methods introduced by William Smith, regarded as the founder of stratigraphical geology; devised or suggested by Smith.
Smith was the first to record and tabulate strata systematically and produced the first geological map of Great Britain.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Magazine. From the name of William Smith, English civil engineer and geologist + -ian.