Meaning of commercial
Pronunciation: (ku-mûr'shul), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of commerce.
- engaged in commerce.
- prepared, done, or acting with sole or chief emphasis on salability, profit, or success: a commercial product; His attitude toward the theater is very commercial.
- able to yield or make a profit: We decided that the small oil well was not commercial.
- suitable or fit for a wide, popular market: Communications satellites are gradually finding a commercial use.
- suitable for or catering to business rather than private use: commercial kitchen design; commercial refrigeration.
- (of a vehicle or its use)
- engaged in transporting passengers or goods for profit.
- civilian and public, as distinguished from military or private.
- not entirely or chemically pure: commercial soda.
- catering esp. to traveling salespeople by offering reduced rates, space for exhibiting products, etc.: a commercial hotel.
- (in U.S. government grading of beef&hasp;) graded between standard and utility.
- paid for by advertisers: commercial television.
- a paid advertisement or promotional announcement.
- (in U.S. government grading of beef&hasp;)
- a low-quality grade of beef between standard and utility.
- a cut of beef of this grade.
- a traveling salesperson.
- commercial (Thesaurus)