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Definition 1: the act or process of producing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(production is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of production ) activity intended to produce rain

(... is a kind of production ) the act that results in something coming to be

"the devising of plans" "the fashioning of pots and pans" "the making of measurements" "it was already in the making"

(... is a kind of production ) the production of foil by cutting or beating metal into thin leaves

(... is a kind of production ) the production of a canal or a conversion to canals

(... is a kind of production ) (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

(... is a kind of production ) making steel from pig iron

Definition 2: (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law - [noun denoting act]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the appellate court demanded the production of all documents

(production is a kind of ...) the act of exhibiting

"a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"

(production belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale - [noun denoting act]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he introduced more efficient methods of production

(production is a kind of ...) the organized action of making of goods and services for sale

"American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"

(... is a kind of production ) the production of large quantities of a standardized article (often using assembly line techniques)

(... is a kind of production ) the production of raw silk by raising silkworms

(... is a kind of production ) the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

(... is a kind of production ) the extraction of building stone or slate from an open surface quarry

(... is a kind of production ) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

(... is a kind of production ) the production of heat or electricity

"dams were built for the generation of electricity"

(... is a kind of production ) the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)

(... is a kind of production ) (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

(... is a kind of production ) the production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast

(... is a kind of production ) the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

(... is a kind of production ) the maximum production possible

"the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity"

(... is a kind of production ) production of a certain amount

(... is a kind of production ) inadequate production or less than expected

(... is a kind of production ) too much production or more than expected

(production belongs to category ...) the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management

Definition 4: the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services - [noun denoting act]

(production is a kind of ...) the human act of creating

Definition 5: an artifact that has been created by someone or some process - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they improve their product every year
  • they export most of their agricultural production

Synonyms for production in the sense of this definition

(production is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

(... is a kind of production ) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together

"he used a large book as a doorstop"

(... is a kind of production ) an amount of a product

(... is a kind of production ) a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing

"it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works" "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work" "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey" "the work of an active imagination" "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"

(... is a kind of production ) products made on a lathe

(... is a kind of production ) what is produced in a given time period

(... is a kind of production ) the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher

"when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"

(... is a kind of production ) product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object

"tripped over a pile of magazines"

(... is a kind of production ) an object worked on; a result produced by working

"he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"

(... is a kind of production ) a product of your creative thinking and work

"he had little respect for the inspirations of other artists" "after years of work his brainchild was a tangible reality"

(... is a kind of production ) final product; the things produced

(... is a kind of production ) something that can be provided as the product of development

"under this contract the deliverables include both software and hardware"

(... is a kind of production ) a product made during the manufacture of something else

(... is a kind of production ) a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge

"he bought a book of stamps"

(... is a kind of production ) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

"they went to a movie every Saturday night" "the film was shot on location"

Definition 6: a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

(production is a kind of ...) the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it

"he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"

(... is a kind of production ) the production of a drama on the stage

(production is a part of ...) a sensational bit of stagecraft

Definition 7: a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she tends to make a big production out of nothing

(production is a kind of ...) behavior that makes your feelings public

"a display of emotion"

Definition 8: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time) - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where production or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • production was up in the second quarter

Synonyms for production in the sense of this definition

(production is a kind of ...) an estimated quantity

(... is a kind of production ) the quantity of a crop that is harvested

"he sent the first picking of berries to the market" "it was the biggest peach pick in years"

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