Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) commodities offered for sale
    that store offers a variety of products
  2. (noun, artifact) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    they export most of their agricultural production
  3. (noun, cognition) a quantity obtained by multiplication
  4. (noun, substance) a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction
  5. (noun, phenomenon) a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances
    his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue
  6. (noun, group) the set of elements common to two or more sets

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Origin of the word Product

  1. c.1430, "mathematical quantity obtained by multiplication," from M.L. productum, from L. "something produced," noun use of neuter pp. of producere "bring forth" (see produce). General sense of "anything produced" is attested in Eng. from 1575. more

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