industrial
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈdʌstɹɪəl/
Adjective

industrial

  1. Of or relating to industry, notably manufacturing.
    The industrial segment of the economy has seen troubles lately.
  2. Produced by such industry.
    Handicraft is less standardized then industrial products, hence less artistic or rather flawless.
  3. Used by such industry.
  4. Suitable for use in such industry; industrial-grade.
    This is an industrial product—it's much too strong for home use.
  5. Massive in scale or quantity.
  6. Employed as manpower by such industry.
  7. (of a society or country) Having many industries; industrialized.
    Italy is a part-industrial, part-rural nation.
  8. (music) Belonging or pertaining to the genre of industrial music.
    a track with clashing industrial beats
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industrial

  1. (dated, 19th-mid 20th century) An employee in industry.
  2. (business) An enterprise producing tangible goods or providing certain services to industrial companies.
  3. (finance) A bond or stock issued by such a company.
  4. (film) A film made for use within an industry, not for a movie-going audience.
  5. (informal, uncountable) Industrial music.
    I wish they'd play more industrial in this club.
  6. (informal) An industrial piercing.



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