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by–product

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noun by–prod·uct \-ˌprä-(ˌ)dəkt\

Simple Definition of by–product

  • : something that is produced during the production or destruction of something else

  • : something that happens as a result of something else

Full Definition of by–product

  1. 1 :  something produced in a usually industrial or biological process in addition to the principal product

  2. 2 :  a secondary and sometimes unexpected or unintended result

1857

First Known Use of by–product

1857


BY–PRODUCT Defined for Kids

by–product

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noun by–prod·uct \ˈbī-ˌprä-dəkt\

Definition of by–product

  1. :  something produced (as in manufacturing) in addition to the main product




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