1. Durable goods which are used to produce other goods for consumption: for example machinery, equipment, buildings 2. Also, material used or consumed to produce other goods.
Industrial products or other goods that are used in the creation of additional wealth, such as machine tools. Capital goods are sometimes called intermediate goods because they only indirectly satisfy human wants, and sometimes producer goods, because they are used to produce other goods. See also: Capital, Consumer Goods, Production