pro·duc·tion /prəˈdʌkʃən, pro-/
1. The act or process or producing, bringing forth, or exhibiting to view; as, the production of commodities, of a witness.
2. That which is produced, yielded, or made, whether naturally, or by the application of intelligence and labor; as, the productions of the earth; the productions of handicraft; the productions of intellect or genius.
3. The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
Syn: -- Product; produce; fruit; work; performance; composition.
n 1: (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something
(usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced
more efficient methods of production"
2: a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or
television; "have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"
3: the act or process of producing something; "Shakespeare's
production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of
white blood cells"
4: 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: product]
5: (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law; "the
appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
6: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created
(usually within a given period of time); "production was
up in the second quarter" [syn: output, yield]
7: a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated; "she
tends to make a big production out of nothing"
8: the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and