1. [ noun ] (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale

"he introduced more efficient methods of production"

Related terms: industry output mining capacity cultivation quarrying breeding underproduction boring mass_production brewing generation overproduction sericulture economics
2. [ noun ] the act or process of producing something

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

Related terms: act devising canalization foliation rainmaking growing steel_production produce
3. [ noun ] (performing arts) a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television

"have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"

Related terms: presentation theatrical_production coup_de_theatre produce
4. [ noun ] the amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
Synonyms: product

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

Related terms: creation work book end_product newspaper magazine by-product yield job inspiration output deliverable turnery book produce
5. [ noun ] (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law

"the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"

Related terms: exhibition law
6. [ noun ] the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
Synonyms: yield output

"production was up in the second quarter"

Related terms: indefinite_quantity picking yield
7. [ noun ] a display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated

"she tends to make a big production out of nothing"

Related terms: display
8. [ noun ] the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services
Related terms: creation
Similar spelling:   product