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 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, "Commando CEO Kerry O’Brien Has Advice About Building A Business During A Crisis," 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, "Covid-19 May Change Corporate Sustainability as We Know It," 10 May 2020 Walsh joined Splice last June, having previously directed product management for media at Apple. Colin Stutz, Billboard, "Splice Raises $57.5M in Funding, Artist Payouts Hit $15M," 20 Mar. 2019 The Oversight Board is a direct product of Facebook’s woes after the 2016 election. Steven Levy, Wired, "Why Mark Zuckerberg’s Oversight Board May Kill His Political Ad Policy," 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, "How slavery warped Jefferson’s vision for the University of Virginia," 1 Nov. 2019 This touchdown is a direct product of giving Mayfield a clear read while taking advantage of an open middle of the field. Ellis L. Williams, cleveland, "Browns having success with empty backfield sets despite turnovers -- Film Review," 19 Oct. 2019 Thursday’s ruling was, after all, a direct product of the 2014 and 2016 elections, which gave Republicans the Senate and the White House. Maggie Astor, New York Times, "Voting Rights Were Already a Big 2020 Issue. Then Came the Gerrymandering Ruling.," 28 June 2019 Her extraordinary students are a direct product of her teachings. Sergio Carmona, Jewish Journal, "Stoneman Douglas teacher receives Spirit of Anne Frank award," 29 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'direct product.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of direct product

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about direct product

Time Traveler for direct product

Time Traveler

The first known use of direct product was circa 1925

See more words from the same year

Statistics for direct product

Cite this Entry

“Direct product.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/direct%20product. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

Comments on direct product

What made you want to look up direct product? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!