prod·uct /ˈprɑd(ˌ)əkt/ 名詞
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.]
2. To lengthen out; to extend. [Obs.]
He that doth much . . . products his mortality. --Hackett.
3. To produce; to make. [Obs.]
n 1: commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on
having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety
of products" [syn: merchandise, wares]
2: an artifact that has been created by someone or some
process; "they improve their product every year"; "they
export most of their agricultural production" [syn: production]
3: 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
4: a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical
reaction; "a product of lime and nitric acid"
5: a quantity obtained by multiplication; "the product of 2 and
3 is 6" [syn: mathematical product]
6: 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" [syn: intersection, cartesian