industrial-strength

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

Definition of industrial-strength

1 : suitable for industrial use
2 : marked by more than usual power, durability, or intensity
  • industrial-strength boots
  • an industrial-strength voice

First Known Use of industrial-strength

1968

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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INDUSTRIAL-STRENGTH Defined for English Language Learners

industrial-strength

Definition of industrial-strength for English Language Learners

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


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