industrial–strength

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adjective in·dus·tri·al–strength \in-ˈdə-strē-əl-ˈstreŋ(k)th, -ˈstren(t)th\

Definition of industrial–strength

  1. 1 :  suitable for industrial use

  2. 2 :  marked by more than usual power, durability, or intensity <industrial–strength boots> <an industrial–strength voice>

1968

First Known Use of industrial–strength

1968


INDUSTRIAL–STRENGTH Defined for English Language Learners

industrial–strength

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adjective in·dus·tri·al–strength \in-ˈdə-strē-əl-ˈstreŋ(k)th, -ˈstren(t)th\

Definition of industrial–strength for English Language Learners

  • : stronger, more powerful, or more intense than others of its kind


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