Definition of production
1a : something produced : productb (1) : a literary or artistic work (2) : a work presented to the public (as on the stage or screen or over the air)c : something exaggerated out of proportion to its importance
2a : the act or process of producingb : the creation of utility; especially : the making of goods available for use
3 : total output especially of a commodity or an industry
4 often attributive : something not specially designed or customized and usually mass-produced a production car production housing
productionalplay \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of production in a Sentence
the production of grain weapons
the body's production of red blood cells
I took a course in film production.
He has a job in television production.
We saw a stage production of the novel.
The director wants her in his next production.
the annual production of coal
a rise in oil production
Recent Examples of production from the Web
Subsidies, mandates Energy experts say that without the credit and other favorable subsidies, mandates and market policies in place, wind development and production will be threatened.
Williams and Korver have boosted the Cavaliers' production but mostly at the offensive end.
His country, which relies on low taxes and cheap production costs to retain manufacturers, remains the bloc’s poorest.
The ensemble in this production includes Dennis Dent, Lemond Hayes, Kelly Maryanski, Linnea Norwood, Rhonda Preston, William Rowland, Henri Slater, Kyle Smith, Jake Stempel and Vincent Jordan.
According to Mercedes, the Tuscaloosa plant relies on almost 200 U.S.-based suppliers, most of which are international companies that have production sites in the United States.
While the streaming service does not release ratings, The Get Down's budget, production delays, and middling quality offer clues as to why the show was shut down.
According to Auto Express, which broke the story, Tesla will reveal the Model III in 2016 in advance of the 2017 production year.
Beyond honey production, how do bees enhance our travel experience?
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First Known Use of production
PRODUCTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of production for English Language Learners
: the process of making or growing something for sale or use
: the process of making something naturally
: the process of making a play, movie, television show, record, etc.
PRODUCTION Defined for Kids
Definition of production for Students
1 : something prepared for public presentation a television production
2 : the act of manufacturing production of cars
3 : the amount brought forth Miners have increased production of coal.
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