Definition of comercial
1. commercial [ a ] connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
Examples: "commercial trucker" "commercial TV" "commercial diamonds"
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
Meager and shabby by-products linger to haunt our memories of a once mighty protagonist ; a maladroit reharmonization of our National_Anthem ( The Star-Spangled_Banner ) ; a poor attempt to write an idiomatic jazz concerto ; a circus polka for elephants ; his hopes that the tunes from his old music might be used for popular American commercial songs !
(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)
Is your R_+_D or product development program tuned in to the commercial realities of the market ?
(Sports Age, 24:9...)
Close to two million game_birds were harvested on 1500 commercial and private shooting_preserves , and on State_Game_Commission controlled upland game areas during the 1960 - 61 season .
(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
It purported to be a reasonably serious attempt at a treatment of jazz_musicians , their aims , their problems - the tug-of-war between the `` pure '' and the `` commercial '' - and seemed a promising vehicle , for the two men shared a common interest in jazz .
(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)
The Federal_Government is aiding local_governments in several places to survey residential , commercial and industrial buildings to determine what fallout protection they would provide , and for how many people .Synonyms commercial Related Terms noncommercial mercantile trade technical technical commercialized commercialised mercantile commerce
2. commercial [ n ] a commercially sponsored ad on radio or televisionUsed in print:
(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)
`` I 've done several filmed commercials for - '' .
My lovely caller - Joyce_Holland was her name - had previously done three filmed commercials for ZING , and this_evening , the fourth , a super production , had been filmed at the home of Louis_Thor .
Her impact in the ZING commercials had led to her being considered for an excellent part in an upcoming TV series , Underwater_Western_Eye , a documentary type show to be sponsored by Oatnut_Grits .
`` The commercials have just been for money , there has n't been any real incentive for me to do them , but in Underwater_Western_Eye I 'd have a chance to act .Synonyms commercial commercial_message Related Terms ad infomercial
3. commercial [ a ] of or relating to commercialism
Examples: "a commercial attache" "commercial paper" "commercial law"
(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)
Such an instrument would be useful for the characterization of many commercial materials as_well_as theoretical studies .
The elasticity as a parameter of fluids which is not subject_to simple measurement at_present , and it is a parameter which is probably varying in an unknown manner with many commercial materials .Synonyms commercial Related Terms commerce
4. commercial [ a ] of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
Examples: "commercial grade of beef" "commercial oxalic acid"