1. engaged in or given over to industry to some extent
⇒ We drove west for six kilometres along a road which ran through rather untidy semi-industrial
developments., ⇒ It is a thoughtful way of re-using a former semi-industrial site.
2. (of music) resembling or partially industrial in style, using abrasive and aggressive sounds
⇒ Metal power chords, manic wah-wah, semi-industrial beats and kitsch American film
3. (of architecture or decor) resembling or partially industrial in style, using materials and design
associated with industry
⇒ The intended effect was semi-industrial chic, though sometimes when I looked up at
the metal grid of the walkways I was vaguely reminded of a prison.
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