direct product

noun

Definition of direct product

: cartesian product especially : a group that is the Cartesian product of two other groups

Examples of direct product in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its foreign direct product rule that stops actors like Huawei, which try to circumvent controls. Roslyn Layton, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2021 The show is a direct product of Henson's foundation – the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, named after her father, who struggled with mental health – which Jade runs. David Oliver, USA TODAY, 9 Dec. 2020 The work of influencing has always been a direct product of the conditions of making a living in America, not an anomaly. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 19 Nov. 2020 Her company was the direct product of a catalytic shift in the wake of the tragic and nation-changing 9/11 terrorist attacks. Amanda Randone, refinery29.com, 18 May 2020 Mamadou-Abou Sarr, who directed product development and sustainable investing at Northern Trust, left the asset manager to launch a new sustainable investment firm focused on quantitative strategies and big data with Valor Equity Partners. Emily Chasan, Bloomberg.com, 10 May 2020 Walsh joined Splice last June, having previously directed product management for media at Apple. Colin Stutz, Billboard, 20 Mar. 2019 The Oversight Board is a direct product of Facebook’s woes after the 2016 election. Steven Levy, Wired, 28 Jan. 2020 Their attitudes and actions, Taylor argues, were direct products of the code of honor that defined their elite social and racial standing. Drew Faust, Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of direct product

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Direct product.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/direct%20product. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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