Hypertext Webster Gateway: "product"

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) 1.7 (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 created 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 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}]

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