industrial Definition

  • 1relating to or characterized by industry, especially heavy industry
  • 2having highly developed industries

Using industrial: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "industrial" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The city's economy is based on industrial production.

  • Example

    The industrial sector has seen significant growth in recent years.

  • Example

    The industrial revolution transformed the way goods were produced.

industrial Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with industrial

  • a strike or other work stoppage undertaken by employees as a means of protest


    The union threatened to take industrial action if their demands were not met.

  • an area of land set aside for industrial development


    The new factory will be located in the industrial park on the outskirts of town.

  • waste materials generated by industrial processes


    The company was fined for illegally dumping industrial waste into the river.


Summary: industrial in Brief

The term 'industrial' [ɪnˈdʌstriəl] refers to things related to industry, especially heavy industry. It can also describe places with highly developed industries. Examples include 'The city's economy is based on industrial production.' and 'The industrial revolution transformed the way goods were produced.' Phrases like 'industrial action' and 'industrial park' are also common.

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