Definitions of production

  1. 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"
  2. a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television; " have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"
  3. the act or process of producing something; " Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; " the production of white blood cells"
  4. ( economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something ( usually in large quantities) for sale; " he introduced more efficient methods of production"
  5. ( law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law; " the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
  6. the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services
  7. an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; " they improve their product every year"; " they export most of their agricultural production"
  8. a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated; " she tends to make a big production out of nothing"
  9. the quantity of something ( as a commodity) that is created ( usually within a given period of time); " production was up in the second quarter"
  10. The act or process or producing, bringing forth, or exhibiting to view; as, the production of commodities, of a witness.
  11. 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.
  12. The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
  13. The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.
  14. That which is yielded by nature or made by man's labor, thought, etc.; a theatrical exhibit; act of bringing forth or making; fruit.
  15. The act of producing: that which is produced: fruit: product.
  16. Act of producting; product.
  17. That which is produced or made; fruit; work; composition; in political economy, the processes by which the labour of man, either directly or indirectly, is made available for the development of utilities from the materials and forces supplied by nature.

Usage examples for production

  1. But, in national business, there is an additional reason for a previous production of every account. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. " cost of production"; " good will"; are banks useless? – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  3. They will give but a feeble idea of the extreme abundance of its production. – The French Impressionists (1860-1900) by Camille Mauclair
  4. All that one can venture to do now is to point out the probable result of the conditions which exist at this moment; and these, though they point to a continued increase of mineral production, do not point to any large or rapid increase of white inhabitants. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  5. In one, spurs of one, two, or three eyes are left for fruit production. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  6. Yes, he had spoken of it once in talking of the world's area of cotton production. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  7. I wouldn't have bothered you except for the production speed- up here. – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. The reasons for this will appear in the chapter on " Cost of Production." – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  9. As we need about three quarts of water per day for use in our economy, this no water habit often becomes a serious factor in the production of physiological disturbances. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. It is of this Coriolanus production that a very good story is told. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  11. It follows that specific knowledge of causes is necessary for the planned production of specific effects. – Sound Military Decision by U.s. Naval War College
  12. It is, but there's always room for a first- rate article, and the production of a first- rate article is my ambition. – Lord Stranleigh Abroad by Robert Barr
  13. In either case the price of corn on such land has nothing to do with the cost of production. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  14. In speaking, we are unconscious of the breath necessary for the production of the voice. – The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song by F. W. Mott
  15. The plant- food is locked up safely for another year when nature ceases her work of production for the year. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  16. So now, anyway, we're going to start in again because the business world- and we're- we're going to speed up production. – Pee-wee Harris by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  17. World production and trade. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  18. Preventive measures consist in avoiding conditions favorable to the production of the disease. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  19. His production is too personal. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker