Definition of production

1. The act of producing, making or creating something.
The widget making machine is being used for production now.
2. The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.
3. The act of being produced.
The widgets are coming out of production now.
4. The total amount produced.
They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
5. The presentation of a theatrical work.
We went to a production of Hamlet.
6. An occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary.
He made a simple meal into a huge production.
7. That which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model).
This is the final production model.
8. The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
9. A rewrite rule specifying a symbol substitution that can be recursively performed to generate new symbol sequences. (more information on Wikipedia)
Each production is implemented with a function.
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After reading some internal reports prepared by our production department, I was suddenly feeling less than optimistic about profits this coming year.
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The state of California represents 82% of the world production of almonds that the planet is increasingly fond of.
(Source: Voice of America)
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The numbers don't lie and the present report indicated production was substantially down in the last quarter.
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The decrease in labour productivity needed to be analysed cooperatively by the production department managers and by Human Resources management.
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If production declines, we will need a substitute.
(Source: Voice of America)
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The critics asked me to send them the trailers I received from the production companies and the photographs of the actors at the press conferences.
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We value quality over quantity in our production.
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Gains in development, increasing agricultural production, declining rates in infectious diseases are being driven by African plans.
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The general strike has ended. Industrial production will continue after all.
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“The [worker absenteeism] impacts food production by 27%, according to the last measurement,” said Arvelaez.
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