Product vs Byproduct what difference

what is difference between Product and Byproduct

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin prōductus, perfect participle of prōdūcō, first attested in English in the mathematics sense.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒd.əkt/, /ˈpɹɒd.ʌkt/
  • (General American) enPR: prŏd′əkt, IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑd.əkt/, /ˈpɹɑd.ʌkt/
  • Hyphenation: prod‧uct
  • Rhymes: -ʌkt

Noun

product (countable and uncountable, plural products)

  1. (countable, uncountable) A commodity offered for sale.
    Synonyms: merchandise, wares, goods
  2. (cosmetics, uncountable) Any preparation to be applied to the hair, skin, nails, etc.
  3. Anything that is produced; a result.
    1. The amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process.
      Synonyms: endwork, production, output, creation, yield
    2. A consequence of someone’s efforts or of a particular set of circumstances.
    3. (chemistry) A chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
    4. (arithmetic) A quantity obtained by multiplication of two or more numbers.
    5. (mathematics) Any operation or a result thereof which generalises multiplication of numbers, like the multiplicative operation in a ring, product of types or a categorical product.
    6. Any tangible or intangible good or service that is a result of a process and that is intended for delivery to a customer or end user.
  4. (US, slang) Illegal drugs, especially cocaine, when viewed as a commodity.

Usage notes

  • Adjectives often applied to “product”: excellent, good, great, inferior, crappy, broken, defective, cheap, expensive, reliable, safe, dangerous, useful, valuable, useless, domestic, national, agricultural, industrial, financial.

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See also

  • addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) + (summand) = (sum, total)
  • subtraction: (minuend) − (subtrahend) = (difference)
  • multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product)
  • division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend

Verb

product (third-person singular simple present products, present participle producting, simple past and past participle producted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To produce.
    • 1651, The Touchstone of Common Assurances (page 498)
      The probate of a Testament is the producting and insinuating of it before the Ecclesiastical Judge []

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • (before 1996) produkt

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin prōductum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /proːˈdʏkt/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧duct
  • Rhymes: -ʏkt

Noun

product n (plural producten, diminutive productje n)

  1. product

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: produk
  • Indonesian: produk


English

Alternative forms

  • by-product

Etymology

From by- +‎ product.

Noun

byproduct (plural byproducts)

  1. Alternative form of by-product

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