1. commodities offered for sale;

- Example: "good business depends on having good merchandise"

- Example: "that store offers a variety of products"

[syn: merchandise, ware,

2. an artifact that has been created by someone or some process;

- Example: "they improve their product every year"

- Example: "they export most of their agricultural production"

[syn:

3. a quantity obtained by multiplication;

- Example: "the product of 2 and 3 is 6"

[syn:

4. a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction;

- Example: "a product of lime and nitric acid"

5. a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances;

- Example: "skill is the product of hours of practice"

- Example: "his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue"

6. the set of elements common to two or more sets;

- Example: "the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things"

[syn: intersection,

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Product \Pro*duct"\, v. t. [1913 Webster] 1. To produce; to bring forward. "Producted to . . . examination." [Obs.] --Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. To lengthen out; to extend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He that doth much . . . products his mortality. --Hackett. [1913 Webster] 3. To produce; to make. [Obs.] --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Product \Prod"uct\, n. [L. productus, p. pr. of producere. See Produce.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything that is produced, whether as the result of generation, growth, labor, or thought, or by the operation of involuntary causes; as, the products of the season, or of the farm; the products of manufactures; the products of the brain. [1913 Webster] There are the product Of those ill-mated marriages. --Milton. [1913 Webster] These institutions are the products of enthusiasm. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) The number or sum obtained by adding one number or quantity to itself as many times as there are units in another number; the number resulting from the multiplication of two or more numbers; as, the product of the multiplication of 7 by 5 is 35. In general, the result of any kind of multiplication. See the Note under Multiplication. [1913 Webster] Syn: Produce; production; fruit; result; effect; consequence; outcome; work; performance. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

product n 1: commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products" [syn: merchandise, ware, product] 2: an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production" [syn: product, production] 3: a quantity obtained by multiplication; "the product of 2 and 3 is 6" [syn: product, mathematical product] 4: a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction; "a product of lime and nitric acid" 5: a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances; "skill is the product of hours of practice"; "his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue" 6: the set of elements common to two or more sets; "the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things" [syn: intersection, product, Cartesian product]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

87 Moby Thesaurus words for "product": account, aftermath, aggregate, amount, article, article of commerce, article of merchandise, bearing, box score, bumper crop, by-product, cast, commodity, consequence, consequent, corollary, count, crop, derivation, derivative, development, difference, distillate, drug, effect, event, eventuality, eventuation, fallout, feature, fruit, goods, handiwork, harvest, issue, item, lead item, leader, legacy, logical outcome, loss leader, make, merchandise, number, offering, offshoot, offspring, outcome, outgrowth, output, precipitate, proceeds, produce, production, quantity, reckoning, result, resultant, score, second crop, seconds, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, special, spin-off, standard article, staple, staple item, sum, summation, tale, tally, the bottom line, the story, the whole story, total, turnout, upshot, vendible, vintage, ware, whole, work, x number, yieldThe Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

productAn expression in mathematics or computer programming consisting of two other expressions multiplied together. In mathematics, multiplication is usually represented by juxtaposition, e.g. "x y", whereas in programming, "*" is used as an infix operator, e.g. "salary * tax_rate. In the most common type of product, each operand is a number (integer, real number, fraction or imaginary number) but the term extends naturally to cover more complex operations like multiplying a string by an integer (e.g., in Perl, "foo" x 2) or multiplying vectors and matrices or more than two operands. In type systems, a tuple is sometimes known as a "product type". (2006-10-12)