- the result obtained by multiplying two or more quantities together.
- intersection(def 3a).
Origin of product
Examples from the Web for product
Together, the teams are working 24 hours a day for a product that promises much higher risk than it does profit.
The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.
Product placement aside, the idea that animals go to heaven raises a whole host of interesting questions for Thea and Noah.Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its essays, criticism, reportage, and poetry are not “product.”Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pappy has become a prime example of a certain kind of product that economists called a “Veblen good.”
Next day he spread the buck's hide out on the ground and drenched it liberally with the product of deer-brains.The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White
The very word art, as denoting a product of human activity different from the ordinary daily tasks of men, was unknown.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
Particular care should be taken to select varieties that are capable of yielding a product of high quality.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
Moreover, Mr. Arthur Russell's premonitions were no product of mere coincidence; neither had any magical sympathy produced them.Alice Adams|Booth Tarkington
The moral life of the Vais appears to be the product of their social institutions and their severe environment.
British Dictionary definitions for 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
Word Origin and History 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.