Meaning of INDUSTRIAL in English

INDUSTRIAL

in ‧ dus ‧ tri ‧ al S3 W1 /ɪnˈdʌstriəl/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ industrialist , ↑ industrialism , ↑ industrialization , ↑ industry ; adjective : ↑ industrial , ↑ industrialized , ↑ industrious ; adverb : ↑ industrially , ↑ industriously ; verb : ↑ industrialize ]

1 . relating to industry or the people working in it

industrial production/output

Industrial production has risen by 0.5% since November.

industrial development/growth

rapid post-war industrial development

industrial conflict/dispute/unrest (=disagreement between workers and their employers)

Last year 1.3 million workers took part in industrial disputes.

industrial accident/injury (=happening at work)

2 . having many industries

industrial countries/nations/states

a meeting of the world’s major industrial nations

industrial area/zone

pollution in industrial areas

By 1900, Britain was a mainly industrial society.

3 . of the type used in industry:

cleaning products that are for industrial use only (=not to be used at home)

—industrially adverb

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.