3. To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease produces
pain; vice produces misery.
4. To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer produces excellent wares.
5. To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest produces an income; capital produces profit.
6. To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to produce a man's life to threescore. Sir T. Browne.
7. (Geom.) To extend; applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle.
(Pro*duce"), v. i. To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or
(Prod"uce) n. That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of
labor, especially of agricultural labors; hence, specifically, agricultural products.
(Pro*duce"ment) n. Production. [Obs.]
(Pro*du"cent) n. [L. producens, p. pr.] One who produces, or offers to notice. [Obs.] Ayliffe.
1. One who produces, brings forth, or generates.
2. One who grows agricultural products, or manufactures crude materials into articles of use.
3. (Iron & Steel Manuf.) A furnace for producing combustible gas which is used for fuel.
(Pro*du`ci*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or state of being producible. Barrow.
(Pro*du"ci*ble) a. Capable of being produced, brought forward, brought forth, generated,
made, or extended. Pro*du"ci*ble*ness, n.
(Prod"uct) n. [L. productus, p. pr. of producere. See Produce.]
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.
There are the productMilton.
Of those ill-mated marriages.
These institutions are the products of enthusiasm.Burke.
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.
Syn. Produce; production; fruit; result; effect; consequence; outcome; work; performance.
(Pro*duct") v. t.
1. To produce; to bring forward. "Producted to . . . examination." [Obs.] Foxe.