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Definitions for production
prəˈdʌk ʃənpro·duc·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. productionnoun

    the act or process of producing something

    "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"

  2. productionnoun

    a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television

    "have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"

  3. product, productionnoun

    an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

    "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"

  4. productionnoun

    (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law

    "the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"

  5. output, yield, productionnoun

    the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)

    "production was up in the second quarter"

  6. productionnoun

    a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated

    "she tends to make a big production out of nothing"

  7. productionnoun

    (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale

    "he introduced more efficient methods of production"

  8. productionnoun

    the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services

Wiktionary

  1. productionnoun

    The act of producing, making or creating something.

    The widget making machine is being used for production now.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

  2. productionnoun

    The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

  3. productionnoun

    the act of being produced

    The widgets are coming out of production now.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

  4. productionnoun

    the total amount produced

    They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

  5. productionnoun

    the presentation of a theatrical work

    We went to a production of Hamlet.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

  6. productionnoun

    an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary

    He made a simple meal into a huge production.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

  7. productionnoun

    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.

    Etymology: productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare production. See produce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Productionnoun

    the act or process or producing, bringing forth, or exhibiting to view; as, the production of commodities, of a witness

  2. Productionnoun

    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. Productionnoun

    the act of lengthening out or prolonging

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. production

    For obtaining the benefits of trading with our colonies, it is necessary that the goods be accompanied by a "certificate of production" in the manner required by marine law. (See ORIGIN.)

Editors Contribution

  1. production

    The act and process of to produce or create.

    Production is easy and wise to be sustainable

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'production' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #593

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'production' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1385

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'production' in Nouns Frequency: #240

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of production in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of production in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of production in a Sentence

  1. Di Si:

    We have defined (the investment) and we already stopped production at our factory in Taubate to prepare the new platform.

  2. Allen Salkin:

    It doesn’t matter whether they can cook because nowadays there are hundreds of production companies that know very well how to turn out a cooking show, for every steak that you see a starlet make on screen, there are five steaks being made in the prep cook kitchen behind the scenes to swap out in case they screw the one up on camera. It’s more important to be good at television than to be good at cooking.

  3. Peter Navarro:

    We've had some issues making sure that all of the production that 3M does, enough of it is coming back here to the right places, we can't afford to lose days or hours, even minutes, in this crisis.

  4. David Schmerler:

    Saudi Arabia does not have any other large-scale solid fuel production facilities in the country, so this would be a significant leap forward for them.

  5. John Johnston:

    We're really breaking some really key levels. It's a sign that we're in a very severe correction, it's being driven by a continued slowdown in the global production cycle, which is so important for the demand for commodities.

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