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      n     (Marketing)   a group of related products marketed by the same company  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
1    something produced by effort, or some mechanical or industrial process  
2    the result of some natural process  
3    a result or consequence  
4    a substance formed in a chemical reaction  
5      (Maths)  
a    the result of the multiplication of two or more numbers, quantities, etc.  
b      (Also called)    set product      another name for       intersection       3  
6       See       Cartesian product  
     (C15: from Latin productum (something) produced, from producere to bring forth)  

1    a secondary or incidental product of a manufacturing process  
2    a side effect  
Cartesian product  
      n     (Maths, logic)   the set of all ordered pairs of members of two given sets. The product AxB is the set of all pairs <lab> a, b <rab> where a is a member of A and b is a member of B,   (Also called)    cross product  
cross product  
      n     (Maths)  
1       another name for       vector product  
2       another name for       Cartesian product  
dot product  
      n      another name for       scalar product  
end product  
      n   the final result or outcome of a process, series, endeavour, etc., esp. in manufacturing  
fission product  
      n   a nuclide produced either directly by nuclear fission or by the radioactive decay of such a nuclide  
global product  
      n   a commercial product, such as Coca Cola, that is marketed throughout the world under the same brand name  
gross domestic product  
      n   the total value of all goods and services produced domestically by a nation during a year. It is equivalent to gross national product minus net investment incomes from foreign nations,   (Abbrev.)    GDP  
gross national product  
      n   the total value of all final goods and services produced annually by a nation,   (Abbrev.)    GNP  
net domestic product  
      n     (Economics)   the gross domestic product minus an allowance for the depreciation of capital goods,   (Abbrev.)    NDP  
net national product  
      n   gross national product minus an allowance for the depreciation of capital goods,   (Abbrev.)    NNP  
partial product  
      n   the result obtained when a number is multiplied by one digit of a multiplier  
product differentiation  
      n     (Commerce)   the real or illusory distinction between competing products in a market  
product liability  
      n   the liability to the public of a manufacturer or trader for selling a faulty product  
product life cycle  
      n     (Marketing)   the four stages (introduction, growth, maturity, and decline) into one of which the sales of a product fall during its market life  
product line  
      n     (Marketing)   a group of related products marketed by the same company  
product placement  
      n   the practice of a company paying for its product to be placed in a prominent position in a film or television programme as a form of advertising  
scalar product  
      n   the product of two vectors to form a scalar, whose value is the product of the magnitudes of the vectors and the cosine of the angle between them. Written: A•B or AB  
   Compare       vector product     (Also called)    dot product  
vector product  
      n   the product of two vectors that is a pseudovector, whose magnitude is the product of the magnitudes of the given vectors and the sine of the angle between them. Its axis is perpendicular to the plane of the given vectors. Written: AxB or A<conj>B  
   Compare       scalar product     (Also called)    cross product  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  



1    artefact, commodity, concoction, creation, goods, invention, merchandise, produce, production, work  
2    consequence, effect, end result, fruit, issue, legacy, offshoot, outcome, result, returns, spin-off, upshot, yield  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
in a line, continuously, in quick succession
line used to secure a sail when stowing it to the yard or boom, or any line used to lash items on a ship
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
The acquisition of a startup primarily for the team and talent, rather than for the technology or product.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
transformation of a story or a product in a game
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
intentional copy and use of a software product without the permission of its owner
the impossibility to make a good quality product using bad quality materials
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
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