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Webster 1913 Edition


Production

Pro-duc′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
productio
a lengthening, prolonging: cf. F.
production
. See
Produce
. ]
1.
The act or process or producing, bringing forth, or exhibiting to view;
as, the
production
of commodities, of a witness
.
2.
That which is produced, yielded, or made, whether naturally, or by the application of intelligence and labor;
as, the
productions
of the earth; the
productions
of handicraft; the
productions
of intellect or genius.
3.
The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
Syn. – Product; produce; fruit; work; performance; composition.

Webster 1828 Edition


Production

PRODUC'TION

,
Noun.
[L. productio.]
1.
The act or process of producing, bringing forth or exhibiting to view.
2.
That which is produced or made; as the productions of the earth, comprehending all vegetables and fruits; the productions of art, as manufactures of every kind, paintings, sculpture, &c.; the productions of intellect or genius,as poems and prose compositions.

Definition 2022


production

production

English

Noun

production (plural productions)

  1. The act of producing, making or creating something. [from 15th c.]
    The widget making machine is being used for production now.
  2. The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration. [from 15th c.]
    • 1910, ‘Saki’, "The Lost Sanjak", Reginald in Russia:
      I tramped to a neighbouring market-town, and, late as the hour was, the production of a few shillings procured me supper and a night's lodging in a cheap coffee-house.
  3. The act of being produced.
    The widgets are coming out of production now.
  4. The total amount produced.
    They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
  5. The presentation of a theatrical work.
    We went to a production of Hamlet.
  6. An occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary.
    He made a simple meal into a huge production.
  7. That which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model).
    This is the final production model.
  8. The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
  9. (computing) A rewrite rule specifying a symbol substitution that can be recursively performed to generate new symbol sequences. (more information on Wikipedia)
    Each production is implemented with a function.

Derived terms

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin productio, productionem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.dyk.sjɔ̃/

Noun

production f (plural productions)

  1. production

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