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heavy industry

noun [C or U]
 
 
PRODUCTION
industry that manufactures large pieces of equipment or machinery, or that use large pieces of equipment or machinery to manufacture products: Glasgow used to be a centre for shipbuilding and heavy industry. Recent years have seen a decline in heavy industry in the US and the UK.
Translations of “heavy industry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重工業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重工业…
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