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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Production  \Pro*duc"tion\,  n.  [L.  productio  a  lengthening, 
  prolonging:  cf  F.  production.  See  {Produce}.  ] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  production 
  n  1:  (economics)  manufacturing  or  mining  or  growing  something 
  (usually  in  large  quantities)  for  sale;  "he  introduced 
  more  efficient  methods  of  production" 
  2:  the  act  or  process  of  producing  something  "Shakespeare's 
  production  of  poetry  was  enormous";  "the  production  of 
  white  blood  cells" 
  3:  a  presentation  for  the  stage  or  screen  or  radio  or 
  television;  "have  you  seen  the  new  production  of  Hamlet?" 
  4:  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: 
  {product}] 
  5:  (law)  the  act  of  exhibiting  in  a  court  of  law;  "the 
  appellate  court  demanded  the  production  of  all  documents" 




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