[ prod-uh kt, -uhkt ]
/ ˈprɒd əkt, -ʌkt /
a thing produced by labor: products of farm and factory; the product of his thought.
a person or thing produced by or resulting from a process, as a natural, social, or historical one; result: He is a product of his time.
the totality of goods or services that a company makes available; output: a decrease in product during the past year.
Chemistry. a substance obtained from another substance through chemical change.
- the result obtained by multiplying two or more quantities together.
- intersection(def 3a).
Words nearby product
Origin of product
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin prōductum (thing) produced, neuter of past participle of prōdūcere to produce
OTHER WORDS FROM productmul·ti·prod·uct, adjectivesub·prod·uct, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subproduct
/ (ˈprɒdʌkt) /
something produced by effort, or some mechanical or industrial process
the result of some natural process
a result or consequence
a substance formed in a chemical reaction
mainly US any substance used to style hair, such as gel, wax, mousse, or hairspray
- 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
C15: from Latin prōductum (something) produced, from prōdūcere to bring forth
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Medical definitions for subproduct
[ prŏd′əkt ]
Something produced by human or mechanical effort or by a natural process.
A substance resulting from a chemical reaction.
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Scientific definitions for subproduct
[ prŏd′əkt ]
A number or quantity obtained by multiplication. For example, the product of 3 and 7 is 21.
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