Definitions for: Product


[n] commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
[n] the amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
[n] a quantity obtained by multiplication; "the product of 2 and 3 is 6"
[n] the set of elements common to two or more sets; "the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things"
[n] a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances; "skill is the product of hours of practice"; "his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue"
[n] a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction; "a product of lime and nitric acid"



Webster (1913) Definition: Prod"uct, n. [L. productus, p. pr. of producere. See
Produce.]
1. Anything that is produced, whether as the result of
generation, growth, labor, or thought, or by the operation
of involuntary causes; as, the products of the season, or
of the farm; the products of manufactures; the products of
the brain.

There are the product Of those ill-mated marriages.
--Milton.

These institutions are the products of enthusiasm.
--Burke.

2. (Math.) The number or sum obtained by adding one number or
quantity to itself as many times as there are units in
another number; the number resulting from the
multiplication of two or more numbers; as, the product of
the multiplication of 7 by 5 is 35. In general, the result
of any kind of multiplication. See the Note under
Multiplication.

Syn: Produce; production; fruit; result; effect; consequence;
outcome; work; performance.


Pro*duct", v. t.
1. To produce; to bring forward. ``Producted to . . .
examination.'' [Obs.] --Foxe.

2. To lengthen out; to extend. [Obs.]

He that doth much . . . products his mortality.
--Hackett.

3. To produce; to make. [Obs.] --Holinshed.

Synonyms: intersection, mathematical product, merchandise, production, wares

See Also: book, brainchild, business line, byproduct, by-product, cargo, chemical, commodity, consequence, consignment, contraband, creation, culture, dreck, effect, end product, event, factorial, feature, filtrate, freight, fruit, goods, hydrolysate, inspiration, inventory, irregular, issue, job, lading, line, line of business, line of merchandise, line of products, load, loading, magazine, mercantile establishment, multiple, newspaper, number, outcome, outlet, output, outturn, paper, payload, piece goods, piece of work, product line, quantity, refill, release, result, retail store, sales outlet, schlock, second, set, shipment, shlock, software package, software product, spin-off, stock, top of the line, trade goods, turnery, turnout, upshot, volume, work, yard goods, yield

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