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product

[prod-uh kt, -uhkt] /ˈprɒd əkt, -ʌkt/
noun
1.
a thing produced by labor:
products of farm and factory; the product of his thought.
2.
a person or thing produced by or resulting from a process, as a natural, social, or historical one; result:
He is a product of his time.
3.
the totality of goods or services that a company makes available; output:
a decrease in product during the past year.
4.
Chemistry. a substance obtained from another substance through chemical change.
5.
Mathematics.
  1. the result obtained by multiplying two or more quantities together.
  2. intersection (def 3a).
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin prōductum (thing) produced, neuter of past participle of prōdūcere to produce
Related forms
multiproduct, adjective
subproduct, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multiproduct

product

/ˈprɒdʌkt/
noun
1.
something produced by effort, or some mechanical or industrial process
2.
the result of some natural process
3.
a result or consequence
4.
a substance formed in a chemical reaction
5.
(mainly US) any substance used to style hair, such as gel, wax, mousse, or hairspray
6.
(maths)
  1. the result of the multiplication of two or more numbers, quantities, etc
  2. Also called set product another name for intersection (sense 3)
Word Origin
C15: from Latin prōductum (something) produced, from prōdūcere to bring forth
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Word Origin and History for multiproduct

product

n.

early 15c., "mathematical quantity obtained by multiplication," from Medieval Latin productum, in classical Latin "something produced," noun use of neuter past participle of producere "bring forth" (see produce (v.)). General sense of "anything produced" is attested in English from 1570s.

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multiproduct in Medicine

product prod·uct (prŏd'əkt)
n.

  1. Something produced by human or mechanical effort or by a natural process.

  2. A substance resulting from a chemical reaction.

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multiproduct in Science
product
  (prŏd'əkt)   
A number or quantity obtained by multiplication. For example, the product of 3 and 7 is 21.
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