hyperproduction

noun

hy·​per·​pro·​duc·​tion ˌhī-pər-prə-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce hyperproduction (audio)
-prō-
variants or hyper-production
: excessive production, synthesis, or creation
Systemic scleroderma, for example, a disease of the connective tissue that results in hyperproduction of collagen, can sometimes wreak unstoppable havoc on the body's organs, hardening them into woodlike uselessness.Natalie Angier
hyperproducer noun
or hyper-producer
plural hyperproducers or hyper-producers
a bacterial hyperproducer of erythromycin

Examples of hyperproduction in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s so much to keep an eye on in the near future—from data collection and analysis via AI tools and maintaining data privacy while personalizing UX to creating valuable and engaging content amid content hyperproduction and moving from Universal Analytics to Google Analytics 4. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 2 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hyperproduction was in 1866

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Cite this Entry

“Hyperproduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperproduction. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

hyperproduction

noun
hy·​per·​pro·​duc·​tion -prə-ˈdək-shən, -prō- How to pronounce hyperproduction (audio)
: excessive production or synthesis
Systemic scleroderma, for example, a disease of the connective tissue that results in hyperproduction of collagen, can sometimes wreak unstoppable havoc on the body's organs, hardening them into woodlike uselessness.Natalie Angier, The New York Times
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