/ ɪnˈdʌstriəl; NAmE / adjective [ usually before noun ]
connected with industry :
an industrial accident
They had made industrial quantities of food (= a lot).
used by industries :
having many industries :
an industrial town
an industrial society
the world's leading industrial nations
► in·dus·tri·al·ly / -əli; NAmE / adverb :
industrially advanced countries
late 15th cent.: from industry + -al ; in later use influenced by French industriel .