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industrial accident

Definition of industrial accident

  1. :  an accident in a factory <He was hurt in an industrial accident.>



Word by Word Definitions

industrialplay
  1. :  of or relating to industry

    :  derived from human industry

    :  engaged in industry

  1. :  one that is employed in industry

    :  a company engaged in industrial production or service

    :  a stock or bond issued by an industrial corporation or enterprise

accidentplay
  1. :  an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance

    :  lack of intention or necessity :  chance

    :  an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or ignorance


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