Definition of heavy industry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


heavy industry

BrE BrE//ˌhevi ˈɪndəstri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhevi ˈɪndəstri//
[uncountable, countable] Manufacturing
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industry that uses large machinery to produce metal, coal, vehicles, etc. compare light industry See related entries: Manufacturing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heavy industry