- production control,
- production line,
- production number,
- production platform,
- production well,
- productive cough,
- productivity bargaining,
Origin of productive
Examples from the Web for productive
On Nov. 1, when Brittany ends her short but productive life, I will be thanking God for her remarkable and courageous example.On Her Own Terms: Why Brittany Maynard Has Chosen to Die|Gene Robinson|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In order for the populace to lead balanced and productive lives, manipulative forces must provide scripted risk.
Putin has hinted publicly that he favors Tymoshenko, noting they had a productive relationship when she was prime minister.Putin Can Take Ukraine Without an Invasion, and Probably Will|Jamie Dettmer|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 113th Congress has been among the least productive in history.
And now as a free man, Kenneth does everything in his power to guide his clients in productive paths out of violence.If Gun Violence Is A Disease, These People Might Just Be The Cure|Moral Courage|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vine very vigorous, healthy and productive; wood reddish-brown, short-jointed.Manual of American Grape-Growing|U. P. Hedrick
Suppose that the cultivator goes every morning with a jar to carry off the stagnant water where it is productive of injury.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
That the expense of living be decreased by two-thirds and the productive labour increased by nine-twentieths?The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The two most approved sources of wealth were the ownership of immense estates and the ownership of productive mines.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
In such a place leisure is productive of little except ennui.The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston
- producing or capable of producing goods and services that have monetary or exchange valueproductive assets
- of or relating to such productionthe productive processes of an industry
1610s, from French productif (16c.) and directly from Medieval Latin productivus "fit for production," from Latin product-, past participle stem of producere (see produce (v.)). Related: Productively; productiveness.