industrial


1in·dus·tri·al

adjective \in-ˈdəs-trē-əl\

: of or relating to industry : of or relating to factories, the people who work in factories, or the things made in factories

: having a developed industry : having factories that actively make a product

: coming from or used in industry : made or used in factories; also : stronger than most other products of its kind

Full Definition of INDUSTRIAL

1
:  of or relating to industry
2
:  derived from human industry <industrial wealth>
3
:  engaged in industry <the industrial classes>
4
:  used in or developed for use in industry <industrial diamonds>; also :  heavy-duty <an industrial zipper>
5
:  characterized by highly developed industries <an industrial nation>
in·dus·tri·al·ly \-trē-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of INDUSTRIAL

  1. There are thousands of industrial uses for plastic.

First Known Use of INDUSTRIAL

15th century

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

2industrial

noun

Definition of INDUSTRIAL

1
a :  one that is employed in industry
b :  a company engaged in industrial production or service
2
:  a stock or bond issued by an industrial corporation or enterprise

First Known Use of INDUSTRIAL

1865

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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