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  1. pro·duc·tion
    IPA[prəˈdəkSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

    • 1. the action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials, or the process of being so manufactured:

      the production of chemical weapons it is no longer in production
    • 2. the harvesting or refinement of something natural:

      nonintensive methods of food production
    • 3. the total amount of something that is manufactured, harvested, or refined:

      steel production had peaked in 1974
      Synonym : output, yield, fruits, productivity
    • 4. the creation or formation of something as part of a physical, biological, or chemical process:

      excess production of collagen by the liver
    • 5. denoting a car or other vehicle that has been manufactured in large numbers:

      a production model
    • 6. the process of or financial and administrative management involved in making a movie, play, or record:

      the movie was still in production a production company
    • 7. a movie, play, or record, especially when viewed in terms of its making or staging:

      this production updates the play and sets it in the sixties
    • 8. the overall sound of a musical recording; the way a record is produced:

      the record's production is gloriously relaxed
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: production, plural noun: productions

    • noun

      the action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials, or the process of being so manufactured:

      the harvesting or refinement of something natural:

    • noun

      the production of a recording, theatrical work, television program, etc. jointly with another or others:

      a recording, theatrical work, television program, etc. that is produced jointly with another or others:

    • noun

      the production of large quantities of a standardized article by an automated mechanical process:
    • noun

      a platform housing equipment necessary to keep an oil or gas field in production, with facilities for temporarily storing the output of several wells.
    • plural

      business costs involved in the production of goods:
    • noun

      the conversion of a radiation quantum into an electron and a positron.
    • noun

      a spectacular musical item, typically including song and dance and involving all or most of the cast, in a theatrical show or motion picture.
    • noun

      an arrangement in a factory in which a thing being manufactured is passed through a set linear sequence of mechanical or manual operations:
    • noun

      the production of a recording, theatrical work, television programme, etc. jointly with another or others:

      a recording, theatrical work, television programme, etc. that is produced jointly with another or others:

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