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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 
  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. 
  These  institutions  are  the  products  of  enthusiasm. 
  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 
  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. 
  3.  To  produce;  to  make  [Obs.]  --Holinshed. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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: 
  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  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]: 
  See  {tuple}. 

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