industrial

[in-duhs-tree-uhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or resulting from industry: industrial production; industrial waste.
2.
having many and highly developed industries: an industrial nation.
3.
engaged in an industry or industries: industrial workers.
4.
of or pertaining to the workers in industries: industrial training.
5.
used in industry: industrial diamonds: industrial fabrics.
6.
noting or pertaining to industrial life insurance.
noun
7.
an industrial product: diamonds classed as industrials and nonindustrials.
8.
a company engaged in industrial enterprises.
9.
an employee in some industry, especially a manufacturing industry.
10.
industrials, stocks and bonds of industrial companies.

Origin:
1580–90; industry + -al1

industrially, adverb
industrialness, noun
nonindustrial, adjective
nonindustrially, adverb
preindustrial, adjective
proindustrial, adjective
quasi-industrial, adjective
quasi-industrially, adverb
semi-industrial, adjective
semi-industrially, adverb
unindustrial, adjective

industrial, industrious.
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industrial (ɪnˈdʌstrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, derived from, or characteristic of industry
2.  employed in industry: the industrial workforce
3.  relating to or concerned with workers in industry: industrial conditions
4.  used in industry: industrial chemicals
 
in'dustrially
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

industrial
1774, from Fr. industriel, from M.L. industrialis, from L. industria (see industry). As a style of dance music, attested from 1988.
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Example sentences
When too many companies outsource their manufacturing, the industrial ecosystem can suffer long-term consequences.
Third, universities have begun to experiment with much closer forms of
  industrial affiliation.
Industrial production in the rich world collapsed during the crisis.
Wrenching environmental problems are plaguing the world's newest industrial
  powerhouse.
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