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prod·uct  (prdkt)
1. Something produced by human or mechanical effort or by a natural process.
2. A direct result; a consequence: Is history the product of impersonal social and economic forces? (Anthony Lewis).
3. Chemistry A substance resulting from a chemical reaction.
4. Mathematics
a. The number or quantity obtained by multiplying two or more numbers together.
b. A scalar product.
c. A vector product.

[Middle English, result of multiplication, produced, from Medieval Latin prductum, result of multiplication, from neuter past participle of Latin prdcere, to bring forth; see produce.]

product [ˈprɒdʌkt]
1. something produced by effort, or some mechanical or industrial process
2. the result of some natural process
3. a result or consequence
4. (Chemistry) a substance formed in a chemical reaction
5. (Mathematics) Maths
a.  the result of the multiplication of two or more numbers, quantities, etc.
b.  Also called set product another name for intersection [3]
6. (Mathematics) See Cartesian product
[from Latin prōductum (something) produced, from prōdūcere to bring forth]

product  (prdkt)
A number or quantity obtained by multiplication. For example, the product of 3 and 7 is 21.

product  /prdkt/  n. 1 anything produced with materials and labor, goods and services: That store sells food products. 2 the total sum resulting from multiplication: The product of 2 x 2 is 4. 3 product line: a collection of related goods sold by a business

Thesaurus: product 1 item, merchandise | things for sale. product

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