• Calcium carbide producing furnace
    Calcium carbide producing furnace
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v produce come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) "He grew a beard","The patient developed abdominal pains","I got funny spots all over my body","Well-developed breasts"
    • v produce create or manufacture a man-made product "We produce more cars than we can sell","The company has been making toys for two centuries"
    • v produce cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines","They produce good ham in Parma","We grow wheat here","We raise hogs here"
    • v produce bring forth or yield "The tree would not produce fruit"
    • v produce cause to happen, occur or exist "This procedure produces a curious effect","The new law gave rise to many complaints","These chemicals produce a noxious vapor","the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
    • v produce bring out for display "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby","The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
    • v produce bring onto the market or release "produce a movie","bring out a book","produce a new play"
    • n produce fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Producing wood chips from logs Producing wood chips from logs

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Each year there are approximately 20 billion coconuts produced worldwide
    • n Produce That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors
    • Produce To bring forth, as young, or as a natural product or growth; to give birth to; to bear; to generate; to propagate; to yield; to furnish; as, the earth produces grass; trees produce fruit; the clouds produce rain. "This soil produces all sorts of palm trees.""They produce prodigious births of body or mind.""The greatest jurist his country had produced ."
    • Produce To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or evidence in court. "Produce your cause, saith the Lord.""Your parents did not produce you much into the world."
    • Produce To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease produces pain; vice produces misery.
    • Produce To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to produce a man's life to threescore.
    • Produce (Geom) To extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle.
    • Produce To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer produces excellent wares.
    • v. i Produce To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results.
    • Produce To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest produces an income; capital produces profit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Approximately 1 billion stamps are produced in Australia annually
    • produce To lead or place forward or in front.
    • produce To lengthen out; extend; prolong.
    • produce To bring forward; bring or offer to view or notice; exhibit.
    • produce To bring forth; generate; bear; furnish; yield.
    • produce To cause; effect; bring about.
    • produce To make; bring into being or form: as, to produce wares.
    • produce To yield; make accrue: as, money produces interest; capital produces profit. Synonyms Toshow.
    • produce To afford, impart, give, occasion, furnish, supply.
    • produce To bring forth or yield appropriate offspring, products, or consequences: as, this tree produces well.
    • produce In political economics, to create value; make anything valuable; bring goods, crops, manufactures, etc., into a state in which they will command a price.
    • n produce That which is produced; a product, of either natural growth, bodily yield, labor, or capital: as, the produce of the soil, of the flock, of the factory, etc.
    • n produce Specifically — The total yield or outcome: as, the produce of the county for the past year has been very large.
    • n produce In com., agricultural products, as grain, lard, hops, etc., and other articles, as petroleum, which are bought and sold with them on the same exchange.
    • n produce In metallurgy, the assay percentage of copper ore.
    • n produce Synonyms Product, etc. See production.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Every year, 50,000,000 automobiles are produced in the world.
    • v.t Produce prō-dūs′ to bring forward: to make longer: to bring forth: to bear: to exhibit: to yield: to bring about: to cause:
    • v.i Produce to yield: to create value
    • ns Produce that which is produced: product: proceeds: crops: yield
    • v.t Produce prō-dūs′ (geom.) to extend
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  • Walt Whitman
    “Produce great men, the rest follows.”
  • Ken Blanchard
    Ken Blanchard
    “People who produce good results feel good about themselves.”
  • Brigham Young
    “Honest hearts produce honest actions.”
  • Peter De Vries
    “The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “Great countries are those that produce great people.”
  • Anthony Robbins
    “You always succeed in producing a result.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro, forward, forth + ducere, to lead. See Duke
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. producĕre, -ductumpro, forward, ducĕre, to lead.


In literature:

We should continue our search for trees which produce nuts of early maturity.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
Nut trees grown on poor land, cheap land, do not produce.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
As man can produce and certainly has produced a great result by his methodical and unconscious means of selection, what may not Nature effect?
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
In fact, work could be reduced to four or even three hours a day, to produce all the goods that are produced now.
"The Conquest of Bread" by Peter Kropotkin
Striking the body produces shame and indignation.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
This disease is apt to produce a similar affection in other girls of the same age who see the attacks.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Note several differences between cloth produced by plain weaving and cloth produced by twill weaving.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Every evening produced new schemes, and every morning new projects.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
The trumpeter knew it as well as any of them, but on him it produced a far different effect.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
A valve by which the first vacuum necessary for starting a steam-engine is produced.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth

In poetry:

And blossoms that sprang
From a healthful root,
Faded in grief,
And produced no fruit.
"The Dew-Drop: A Metrical Fantasy" by Samuel Lover
As a type, then,—as an image,
Be to us this fiery juice,
Of the wonders that frail mortals
Can with steadfast will produce!
"Punch Song (To be sung in the Northern Countries)" by Friedrich von Schiller
So this flower doth judge and sentence
Worldly joyes to be a scourge:
For they all produce repentance,
And repentance is a purge.
"The Rose" by George Herbert
List, and I'll tell thee.—What am I?—
A child of sin and sorrow,
Produc'd without my will to-day,
And doom'd to die to-morrow.
"On Being Asked the Necessity of Prayer" by Caroline Fry
I know it could not be . . . I know
The blossoms on the apple bough
Must wither to produce the fruit
And all this shining beauty now,
Must pass like moons upon a lake
Unmindful of the toll they take.
"Forever Spring" by Edna Jacues
The chance-rooted tree that by waysides is planted,
Where no friendly hand will watch o'er its young shoots,
Has less blame if in autumn, when produce is wanted,
Enriched by small culture it put forth small fruits.
"My Birthday" by Charles Lamb

In news:

Mike Stamp was one of the Top Producer of the Year finalists , and Stamp Farms and Northstar Grain were featured on the cover of Top Producer's November issue.
Dairy producers in Mississippi and Louisiana can learn more efficient ways to produce, store and use forage crops at the Dairy Forage Production and Utilization Pasture Walk on September 12.
Community radio producers, DJ's, advocates, organizers, engineers, and students came together for the 2011 Grassroots Radio Conference in Kansas City to share the joys and frustrations with producing independent, community-focused media.
For years there has been on on-going debate on whether organically produced food is better than food produced using all the newest technologies available to the American farmer.
Producer/entrepreneur Russell Simmons will receive the Producers Guild 's 2013 Visionary Award at the ceremony.
'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' producers Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark are producing along with Matt Lopez.
Matthew Dean Russell and Mark G Mathis will produce, while Yochanan Marcellino will exec produce.
Lynda Obst is a producer and writer who has made 15 films in her producing career, at almost every major studio.
Produced by Charles Evans Jr Executive producer, Charmaine Parcero.
Now, it's an urban garden that produces around 200 to 250 pounds of produce each week.
Executive Producers Sam Feldman Michael Gorfaine Lorna Guess Produced by Eddie Schmidt.
The single, called "Enough Said," was produced by Drake's producer, Noah 40?
Sarah Spitz is a former freelance arts producer for National Public Radio and a producer for public radio station KCRW-Santa Monica.
The Alabama Peanut Producers Association, a division of Alabama Farmers Federation, is composed of peanut producers throughout the state.
Mitch Teich Executive Producer Bonnie North Producer Stephanie Lecci Coordinating Producer Dan Harmon Producer.

In science:

The random variable produced by the Fibonacci cube algorithm is used to produce a γ -uniform random element.
Towards a practical, theoretically sound algorithm for random generation in finite groups
In the internal or external shocks of GRBs strong magnetic fields should be produced, since the expected magnetic field frozen from the central engine is several orders of magnitude smaller than the value required to produce gamma-rays because of the adiabatic expansion.
Photon Emission in a Cascade from Relativistic Protons Initiated by Residual Thermal Photons in Gamma-Ray Bursts
Lastly, when this algorithm is used to produce networks with no clustering at all, it produces networks with the same statistical properties as true random graphs with a specified degree distribution.
Random Networks with Tunable Degree Distribution and Clustering
Once a quark is produced, it will hadronize and produce a large number of mesons and baryons, which will then decay and eventually produce neutrinos.
Spectra of neutrinos from dark matter annihilations
We ignore through-going muons produced by (ν ) τ scatterings with the matter below the detector that produce τ ± that decay into µ± , as these give only a small contribution ( <∼ 10%) to the total rate.
Spectra of neutrinos from dark matter annihilations