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industrial Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  2. adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation
  3. adjective satellite employed in industry
    • the industrial classes
    • industrial work
  4. adjective satellite suitable to stand up to hard wear
    • industrial carpeting
WordNet

In*dus"tri*al adjective
Etymology
Cf. F. industriel, LL. industrialis. See Industry.
Definitions
  1. Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.
    The great ideas of industrial development and economic social amelioration. M. Arnold.

Webster 1913