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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. The act or process of producing; that which is produced; product.
  18. 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.
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Quotes of production

  1. As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power. – Thomas Aquinas
  2. Most artists have contracts directly with the record company, and when they do music, all of their music is owned by the record company. But I did mine through a production company. – Roy Ayers
  3. Taking employment out of the country- now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production post -production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more. – Corbin Bernsen
  4. Production is the only answer to inflation. – Chester Bowles
  5. What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post -World War II changes in production technology. – Barry Commoner
  6. We never thought it would be something everyone would listen to. We never thought people who listen to Britney Spears would run to listen to it. It was intended for people on the fanatical side of production and hi -fi. – Wayne Coyne
  7. By getting into distribution and production I am actually widening my base. – Ajay Devgan
  8. It is obvious, moreover, that the formation of price in capitalist society must differ from the formation of price in social conditions based upon the simple production of commodities. – Rudolf Hiferding
  9. I thought it was getting better and better, because the production values were increasing each time we did it. – Derek Jacobi
  10. Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. – W. Somerset Maugham
  11. Some of the biggest changes that have happened are behind the scenes, in the way we produce the magazine. E. g., much of our production has been brought in -house via desktop publishing. – Stanley Schmidt
  12. I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  13. As has repeatedly been stated, the underlying hypothesis, which in a number of cases has been supported by direct experimental evidence, is that each gene controls the production function, and specificity of a particular enzyme. – Edward Lawrie Tatum
  14. The people that watch or buy music or listen to TV, I don't think they separate the two as much as the people that are in charge of the production of it. – Tina Yothers
  15. Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. – Frank Zappa

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

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