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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Product  \Prod"uct\,  n.  [L.  productus,  p.  pr  of  producere.  See 
  {Produce}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Product  \Pro*duct"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  produce;  to  bring  forward.  ``Producted  to  .  .  . 
  examination.''  [Obs.]  --Foxe. 
 
  2.  To  lengthen  out  to  extend.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  that  doth  much  .  .  .  products  his  mortality. 
  --Hackett. 
 
  3.  To  produce;  to  make  [Obs.]  --Holinshed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  product 
  n  1:  commodities  offered  for  sale;  "good  business  depends  on 
  having  good  merchandise";  "that  store  offers  a  variety 
  of  products"  [syn:  {merchandise},  {wares}] 
  2:  the  amount  of  an  artifact  that  has  been  produced  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 
  fatigue" 
  4:  a  quantity  obtained  by  multiplication;  "the  product  of  2  and 
  3  is  6"  [syn:  {mathematical  product}] 
  5:  a  chemical  substance  formed  as  a  result  of  a  chemical 
  reaction;  "a  product  of  lime  and  nitric  acid" 
  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}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  product 
 
  See  {tuple}. 
 
 




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