|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|
"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)|
"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"
|8.||[ noun ] the creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services|