HyperDic: production

English > 8 senses of the word production:
NOUNactproductionthe act or process of producing something
communicationproductiona presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
artifactproduction, productan artifact that has been created by someone or some process
actproduction(law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law
quantityproduction, output, yieldthe quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
communicationproductiona display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated
actproduction(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
actproductionthe creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services
production > pronunciation
Soundsperdah'kshahn; prahdah'kshahn; prowdah'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > production: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act or process of producing something.
Examples
  • "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"
  • "the production of white blood cells"
Narrowercanalization, canalisationThe production of a canal or a conversion to canals
devising, fashioning, makingThe act that results in something coming to be
foliationThe production of foil by cutting or beating metal / metal into thin leaves
growing(electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
rainmakingActivity intended to produce rain
steel productionmaking steel from pig iron
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Verbsproducebring onto the market or release
English > production: 8 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television.
Example"have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"
Partscoup de theatreA sensational bit of stagecraft
Narrowertheatrical production, stagingThe production of a drama / drama on the stage
BroaderpresentationThe act of making something publicly available
Spanishproducción
Catalanpresentació
Verbsproducebring onto the market or release
English > production: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn artifact that has been created by someone or some process.
Example "they export most of their agricultural production"
Synonymproduct
Narrowerbook, volumephysical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
bookA number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
by-product, byproduct, spin-offA product made during the manufacture of something else
deliverableSomething that can be provided as the product of development
end product, outputfinal product
inspiration, brainchildA product of your creative thinking and work
jobAn object worked on
magazineproduct consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flickA form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
newspaper, paperThe physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher
output, outturn, turnoutWhat is produced in a given time period
turneryproducts made on a lathe
work, piece of workA product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
yield, fruitAn amount of a product
BroadercreationAn artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
Spanishproducción, producto
Catalanproducció, producte
English > production: 8 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law.
Example"the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderexhibitionThe act of exhibiting
Spanishpresentación
Catalanpresentació
Verbsproducebring out for display
English > production: 8 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningThe quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time).
Example"production was up in the second quarter"
Synonymsoutput, yield
Narrowerpicking, pickThe quantity of a crop / crop that is harvested
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
English > production: 8 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated.
Example"she tends to make a big production out of nothing"
Broaderdisplaybehavior that makes your feelings public
English > production: 8 senses > noun 7, act
Meaning(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale.
Example"he introduced more efficient methods of production"
Categoryeconomics, economic science, political economyThe branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
Narrowerboring, drilling, oil productionThe act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
breedingThe production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
brewingThe production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast
capacityThe maximum production possible
cultivation(agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
cultivationThe act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)
generationThe production of heat or electricity
mass productionThe production of large quantities of a standardized article (often using assembly line techniques)
mining, excavationThe act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
output, yieldproduction of a certain amount
overproduction, overrunToo much production or more than expected
quarryingThe extraction of building stone or slate from an open surface quarry
sericultureThe production of raw silk by raising silkworms / silkworms
underproductioninadequate production or less than expected
Broaderindustry, manufactureThe organized action of making of goods and services for sale
Spanishproducción
Catalanproducció
English > production: 8 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.
Broadercreation, creative activityThe human act of creating
Spanishproducción

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