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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... 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 ... northeastern United States around New Jersey or New York, the moths produce two generations each year ...
... began to make arrangements with Disney to produce the first computer-animated film ... The 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 ... in the concept and urged Pixar to produce a feature immediately which became a critical and commercial success ...
... advantage refers to the ability of a person or a country to produce a particular good or service at a lower marginal and opportunity cost over another ... 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 ...
... they normally produce two litters a year, however, yearling females may only produce one ... mature at 10 to 11 months of age and usually produce their first litter when they are a year old ...
... 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 engine to produce thrust, and ... In a chemical rocket propellants undergo exothermic chemical reactions to produce hot gas ...
More definitions of "produce":
- (verb): Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
Synonyms: grow, develop, get, acquire
- (verb): Create or manufacture a man-made product.
Example: "We produce more cars than we can sell"
Synonyms: make, create
- (noun): Fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market.
Synonyms: green goods, green groceries, garden truck
- (verb): Cause to occur or exist.
Example: "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"
Synonyms: bring about, give rise
- (verb): Bring forth or yield.
Example: "The tree would not produce fruit"
Synonyms: bring forth
- (verb): Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.
Example: "They produce good ham in Parma"
Synonyms: grow, raise, farm
- (verb): Bring out for display.
Synonyms: bring forth
Famous quotes containing the word produce:
“What if we fail to stop the erosion of cities by automobiles?... In that case America will hardly need to ponder a mystery that has troubled men for millennia: What is the purpose of life? For us, the answer will be clear, established and for all practical purposes indisputable: The purpose of life is to produce and consume automobiles.”
—Jane Jacobs (b. 1916)
“Hunger and cold produce thieves.”
“[I]t forged ahead to become a full-fledged metropolis, with 143 faro games, 30 saloons, 4 banks, 27 produce stores, 3 express officesand an arena for bull-and-bear fights, which, described by Horace Greeley in the New York Tribune, is said to have given Wall Street its best-known phrases.”
—For the State of California, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)