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Extremely strong, durable, or concentrated: industrial-strength cardboard; industrial-strength detergent.
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chiefly jocular extremely strong or powerful: industrial-strength tea.
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indus′trial-strength′(ɪnˈdʌs tri əlˈstrɛŋkθ, -ˈstrɛŋθ, -ˈstrɛnθ)
unusually strong or effective; able to withstand great strain or use: industrial-strength soap.
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|Adj.||1.||industrial-strength - extremely strong or concentrated or durable; "industrial-strength detergent"; "weapons-grade salsa"|
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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