industrial-strength industrial-strength

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extremely strong or concentrated or durable

Usage(s):

  1. Not that hard core hasn't always been an industrial-strength product designed to meet a very specific need.
  2. Here was a novelist with the industrial-strength intellectual chops to theorize even our resolutely anti-intellectual age.
  3. Then again, God may not have reckoned with a man of Libeskind's willingness to accommodate or his industrial-strength charm.

News

  1. Feds: 2 plotted to build 'Hiroshima light switch' weapon

    Two upstate New York men, one of them said to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan, plotted to build a truck-mounted, industrial-strength X-ray weapon to kill “enemies of Israel” by poisoning them with radiation, federal authorities said Wednesday.One of them boasted that he could build a “Hiroshima light switch” and that “everything with respiration would be dead by morning,” authorities said ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Plot to build 'Hiroshima light switch' weapon foiled: Feds

    Two upstate New York men, one of them said to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan, plotted to build a truck-mounted, industrial-strength X-ray weapon to kill “enemies of Israel” by poisoning them with radiation, federal authorities said Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  • "From trans-national extremist organisations and industrial-strength insurgencies to weapons proliferation, a rise in piracy and persistent ethno-sectarian conflict, the Centcom area contains innumerable challenges," General Petraeus said....
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: David Petraeus Source: ABC Online

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