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- The act of producing, making or creating something. [from 15th c.]
- The widget making machine is being used for production now.
- The act of bringing something forward, out, etc., for use or consideration. [from 15th c.]
- 1910, Saki [pseudonym; Hector Hugh Munro], “The Lost Sanjak”, in Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches, London: Methuen & Co. […], OCLC 1263167, pages 16–17:
- I tramped to a neighbouring market-town, and, late as the hour was, the production of a few shillings procured me supper and a night's lodging in a cheap coffee-house.
- The act of being produced.
- The widgets are coming out of production now.
- The total amount produced.
- They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
- 1658, Thomas Browne, “The Garden of Cyrus. […]. Chapter III.”, in Hydriotaphia, Urne-buriall, […] Together with The Garden of Cyrus, […], London: […] Hen[ry] Brome […], OCLC 48702491; reprinted as Hydriotaphia (The English Replicas), New York, N.Y.: Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1927, OCLC 78413388, page 136:
- The exiguity and ſmallneſſe of ſome ſeeds extending to large productions is one of the magnalities of nature, ſomewhat illuſtrating the work of the Creation, and vaſt production from nothing.
- The presentation of a theatrical work.
- We went to a production of Hamlet.
- An occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary.
- He made a simple meal into a huge production.
- That which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model).
- This is the final production model.
- The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
- (zoology) An extension or protrusion.
- (computing) A rewrite rule specifying a symbol substitution that can be recursively performed to generate new symbol sequences. (More information on Wikipedia.)
- Each production is implemented with a function.
- (programming, uncountable) The environment where finished code runs, as opposed to staging or development.
- (Scotland, law, in the plural) Written documents produced in support of the action or defence.
- (linguistics) Writing viewed as the process of producing a text in any medium (written, spoken, signed, multimodal, nonverbal), consisting of several steps such as conceptualization, formulation, expression and revision.
- → Japanese: プロダクション (purodakushon)
the act of producing
the act of being produced
the total amount produced
the presentation of a theatrical work
an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary
that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume
production f (plural productions)