Produce is a generalized term for a group of farm-produced crops and goods, and is not limited to fruits and vegetables (i.e. meats, grains, oats, etc. are sometimes considered as produce.) More specifically, the term "produce" often implies that the products are fresh and generally in the same state as where they were harvested. In supermarkets, the term is also used to refer to the section where fruit and vegetables are kept. Produce is the main product sold by greengrocers, farmers' markets, and fruit markets.
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... they normally produce two litters a year, however, yearling females may only produce one ... at 10 to 11 months of age and usually produce their first litter when they are a year old ...
... In the early 1990s, Pixar began to make arrangements with Disney to produce the first computer-animated film ... project was abandoned because the television network that would produce it could not afford the fees required (according to director Pete Docter, the special would have required a sum of eighteen times higher than ... Disney was uninterested in the concept and urged Pixar to produce a feature immediately which became a critical and commercial success ...
... Rocket propellant is a material used by a rocket as, or to produce in a chemical reaction, the reaction mass (propulsive mass) that is ejected, typically with very high speed, from a rocket ... In a chemical rocket propellants undergo exothermic chemical reactions to produce hot gas ...
... In Portugal it is possible to produce both wine and cloth with less labor than it would take to produce the same quantities in England ... In England it is very hard to produce wine, and only moderately difficult to produce cloth ... In Portugal both are easy to produce ...
... Based on the climate in which they live, the Luna Moths produce differing numbers of generations ... In Canada and northern regions, they can live up to 7 days and will produce only one generation per year ... United States around New Jersey or New York, the moths produce two generations each year ...
More definitions of "produce":
- (verb): Bring forth or yield.
Example: "The tree would not produce fruit"
Synonyms: bring forth
- (verb): Cause to occur or exist.
Example: "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"
Synonyms: bring about, give rise
- (verb): Bring onto the market or release.
Example: "Produce a movie"; "produce a new play"
Synonyms: bring on, bring out
- (verb): Bring out for display.
Synonyms: bring forth
- (verb): Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
Synonyms: grow, develop, get, acquire
- (verb): Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
Example: "They produce good ham in Parma"
Synonyms: grow, raise, farm
Famous quotes containing the word produce:
“Could it be that those who were reared in the postwar years really were spoiled, as we used to hear? Did a child-centered generation, raised in depression and war, produce a self-centered generation that resents children and parenthood?”
—C. John Sommerville (20th century)
“At the piano, scales, arpeggios
And chords, the morning exercises,
The afternoons reading, the nights reflection,
Thats how to produce a virtuoso.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.”
—Noam Chomsky (b. 1928)