Product definition

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(math.) The quantity obtained by multiplying two or more quantities together.
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(chem.) Any substance resulting from a chemical change.
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A number or quantity obtained by multiplication. For example, the product of 3 and 7 is 21.
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Something produced by human or mechanical effort or by a natural process, as:
  • An item that is made or refined and marketed.
    Farm products; soaps, detergents, and similar products; travel products such as vacation trips.
  • Such items considered as a group.
    Sold a lot of product in May.
  • A preparation, such as a gel, used for styling hair.
    Began to use product soon after he became famous.
  • A substance resulting from a chemical or nuclear reaction.
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Something produced by nature or made by human industry or art.
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(informal) Commercial products collectively, as of a certain kind or from a certain company; merchandise.
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Result; outgrowth.

A product of one's imagination.

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The definition of a product is something that is made by humans or nature.

An example of product is wine.

An example of product is grapes.

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A direct result; a consequence.
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A person whose characteristics or abilities are the result of certain influences or kinds of experience.
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The number or quantity obtained by multiplying two or more numbers together.
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A scalar product.
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A vector product.
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(countable, uncountable) A commodity offered for sale.

That store offers a variety of products. We've got to sell a lot of product by the end of the month.

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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.

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(cosmetics, uncountable) Any preparation to be applied to the hair, skin, nails, etc.

Wash excess product out of your hair.

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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.

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(chemistry) A chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.

This is a product of lime and nitric acid.

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(arithmetic) A quantity obtained by multiplication of two or more numbers.

The product of 2 and 3 is 6. The product of 2, 3, and 4 is 24.

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(mathematics) Any operation or a result thereof which generalises multiplication of numbers, like the multiplicative operation in a ring, product of types or a categorical product.
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Any tangible or intangible good or service that is a result of a process and that is intended for delivery to a customer or end user.
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Anything that is produced; a result.

The product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.

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(US, slang) Illegal drugs, especially cocaine, when viewed as a commodity.

I got some product here - you buying?

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
product
Plural:
products

Origin of product

  • Middle English result of multiplication, produced from Medieval Latin prōductum result of multiplication from neuter past participle of Latin prōdūcere to bring forth produce

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin prōductus, perfect participle of prōdūcō, first attested in English in the mathematics sense.

    From Wiktionary