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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... on the climate in which they live, the Luna Moths produce differing numbers of generations ... and northern regions, they can live up to 7 days and will produce only one generation per year ... In the northeastern United States around New Jersey or New York, the moths produce two generations each year ...
... 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 ...
... Pixar 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 ... Disney was uninterested in the concept and urged Pixar to produce a feature immediately which became a critical and commercial success ...
... 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 thus provide ... In a chemical rocket propellants undergo exothermic chemical reactions to produce hot gas ...
... 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 ...
More definitions of "produce":
- (verb): Bring onto the market or release.
Example: "Produce a movie"; "produce a new play"
Synonyms: bring on, bring out
- (verb): Bring forth or yield.
Example: "The tree would not produce fruit"
Synonyms: bring forth
- (verb): Create or manufacture a man-made product.
Example: "We produce more cars than we can sell"
Synonyms: make, create
- (verb): Cause to occur or exist.
Example: "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"
Synonyms: bring about, give rise
- (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
Famous quotes containing the word produce:
“Value is the life-giving power of anything; cost, the quantity of labour required to produce it; its price, the quantity of labour which its possessor will take in exchange for it.”
—John Ruskin (18191900)
“To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be who have tried it.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)
“This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.”
—Aneurin Bevan (18971960)