What is production?

  • (noun): The quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time).
    Example: "Production was up in the second quarter"
    Synonyms: output, yield
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Gross Domestic Product - Determining GDP - Expenditure Approach
... used to buy things is a way of measuring production ... Note that if you knit yourself a sweater, it is production but does not get counted as GDP because it is never sold ... but if one counts some major activities such as child-rearing (generally unpaid) as production, GDP ceases to be an accurate indicator of production ...
Terminology - Design and Production
... The relationship between design and production is one of planning and executing ... In contrast, production involves a routine or pre-planned process ... A design may also be a mere plan that does not include a production or engineering process, although a working knowledge of such processes is usually expected of designers ...
Design As A Process - The Rational Model - Example Sequence of Stages
... Pre-production design Design brief or Parti pris – an early (often the beginning) statement of design goals Analysis – analysis of current design goals Research – investigating similar design ... presenting design solutions Design during production Development – continuation and improvement of a designed solution Testing – in situ testing a designed solution ...
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite - Design and Development - Origins
... was awarded a contract for four prototype and 12 production HU2K-1 helicopters in late 1957 ... With no follow-on orders, Kaman ended production in the late 1960s after delivering 184 SH-2s to the US Navy although production would be later restarted in 1971 to manufacture an improved ... A significant factor in the reopening of the production line was that the Navy's Sikorsky SH-60 Sea Hawk, which was newer and more capable in anti-submarine operations, was ...
Beechcraft - History
... with being so far removed from aircraft production and quit to form Beechcraft, using the original Travel Air facilities and employing many of the same people ... In 1942 Beech won its first Army-Navy ‘E’ Award production award and became one of the elite five percent of war contracting firms in the country to win five straight awards ... The Bonanza has had the longest production run of any airplane, past or present, in the world ...

More definitions of "production":

  • (noun): (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale.
    Example: "He introduced more efficient methods of production"
  • (noun): (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law.
    Example: "The appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
  • (noun): A display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated.
    Example: "She tends to make a big production out of nothing"
  • (noun): The act or process of producing something.
    Example: "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"
  • (noun): A presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television.
    Example: "Have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"
  • (noun): An artifact that has been created by someone or some process.
    Example: "They export most of their agricultural production"
    Synonyms: product
  • (noun): The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.

Famous quotes containing the word production:

    ... this dream that men shall cease to waste strength in competition and shall come to pool their powers of production is coming to pass all over the earth.
    Jane Addams (1860–1935)

    The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    In the production of the necessaries of life Nature is ready enough to assist man.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)