Definition of Production

1. Noun. The act or process of producing something. "The production of white blood cells"

2. Noun. A presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television. "Have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"
Generic synonyms: Presentation
Specialized synonyms: Staging, Theatrical Production
Terms within: Coup De Theatre
Derivative terms: Produce

3. Noun. An artifact that has been created by someone or some process. "They export most of their agricultural production"

4. Noun. (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law. "The appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
Generic synonyms: Exhibition
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Produce

5. Noun. The quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time). "Production was up in the second quarter"
Exact synonyms: Output, Yield
Generic synonyms: Indefinite Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Pick, Picking
Derivative terms: Yield, Yield

6. Noun. A display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated. "She tends to make a big production out of nothing"
Generic synonyms: Display

7. Noun. (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale. "He introduced more efficient methods of production"

8. Noun. The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.
Generic synonyms: Creation, Creative Activity

Definition of Production

1. n. The act or process or producing, bringing forth, or exhibiting to view; as, the production of commodities, of a witness.

Definition of Production

1. Noun. The act of producing, making or creating something. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

2. Noun. The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

3. Noun. the act of being produced ¹

4. Noun. the total amount produced ¹

5. Noun. the presentation of a theatrical work ¹

6. Noun. an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary ¹

7. Noun. that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model) ¹

8. Noun. The act of lengthening out or prolonging. ¹

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Definition of Production

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Production

product development
product differentiation
product differentiations
product introduction
product line
product peak
product placement
product placements
product research
product topology
product variance
product variances
production (current term)
production cost
production line
production model
production order
production record
production value
production values

Literary usage of Production

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1892)
"Ingot iron and steel were obtained at 45 works, the production amounting to ... The production of manganese ore amounted to 10698 tons. ..."

2. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey (1907)
"The Kentucky production was so regulated by the producers as to make the ... For the first time since 1897, the Kentucky production and shipments both fell ..."

3. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1893)
"The total production of Bessemer steel rails in 1892, with the exception of the small quantity of rails made by other manufacturers from purchased materials ..."

4. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"Use-value is, by no means, the thing "qu'on aime pour lui-même" in the production of commodities. Use- values are only produced by capitalists, because, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"This is carried so far as to result in the actual decomposition of some of the constituent hydrocarbons when running crude specially for the production of ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"With this basis of measurement of the value at the place of production of the merchandise forming the internal commerce of the United States, it is possible ..."

7. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"The fact that the production of use-values, or goods, is carried on under the control of a capitalist and on his behalf, does not alter the general ..."

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