- the result obtained by multiplying two or more quantities together.
- intersection(def 3a).
Origin of product
- the result of the multiplication of two or more numbers, quantities, etc
- Also called: set product another name for intersection (def. 3)
Word Origin for product
early 15c., "mathematical quantity obtained by multiplication," from Medieval Latin productum, in classical Latin "something produced," noun use of neuter past participle of producere "bring forth" (see produce (v.)). General sense of "anything produced" is attested in English from 1570s.