To yield, make or manufacture; to generate.
* 1856 , , Volume 3,
- the greatest jurist his country had produced
* 1999 , Steven O. Shattuck, Australian Ants: Their Biology and Identification , Volume 3, CSIRO Publishing,
- At Rome the news from Ireland produced a sensation of a very different kind.
* 2000 , Jane McGary, Environment: Australia and New Zealand'', Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender, ''Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Education: Health to Hypertension ,
- Many of these caterpillars have special glands that produce secretions which are very attractive to these ants.
* 2006 , Office of the United States Trade Representative, National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers: 2006 ,
- For example, Mary Lou Morris, past president of the Environment Institute of Australia, has been her country?s delegate to a number of global environmental conferences and helped to produce the Australian National Heritage Charter.
* 2006 November 21, Kenya National Assembly, Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard): Parliamentary Debates ,
- The Agreement criminalizes end-user piracy and requires Australia to authorize the seizure, forfeiture, and destruction of counterfeit and pirated goods and the equipment used to produce them.
* 2008 , Primary Australian History: Book F , R.I.C. Publications,
- We discovered that they produce more than 2,000 megawatts from wind energy.
* 2010', Carlos Laurenço, Hermine K. Wöhri, ''Measuring Dimuons '''Produced in Proton-Nucleus Collisions in the NA60 Experiment at the SPS'', Helmut Satz, Sourav Sarkar, Bikash Sinha (editors) , ''The Physics of the Quark-Gluon Plasma: Introductory Lectures , Springer, Lecture Notes in Physics 785,
- He had wanted to produce a wheat that was more suited to Australian conditions and was drought- and disease-resistant.
To make (a thing) available to a person, an authority, etc.; to provide for inspection.
* 1810 , Cobbett's complete collection of state trials and proceedings: volume 8
- Besides, some of the rejected dimuons were produced in collisions downstream of the target region (in the beam dump or in the hadron absorber, for instance).
* 2006 , Tom Smart, Lee Benson, In Plain Sight: The Startling Truth Behind the Elizabeth Smart Investigation ,
- It was necessary for the prisoner to produce a witness to prove his innocency.
* 2007 , Transit Cooperative Research Program TRCP Report 86: Public Transportation Passenger Security Inspections: A Guide for Policy Decision Makers ,
- LDS security produced identification information, photographs, and videotape of an antiMormon preacher who they said called himself Emmanuel and was often seen around Temple Square, especially at conference time.
(media) To sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc) to an audience or to the public.
* 1982 January 30, Imported Producers Spread Early Sound to Global Markets'', '' ,
- The plaintiff alleges that he was unlawfully detained at the airport by state troopers and threatened with arrest unless he produced identification and his travel documents.
* 2001 , Donald Bogle, Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films ,
- David Tickle flew in to Melbourne to produce the quad-platinum (in Australia) LP “True Colors” and the triple gold single “I Got You”— both of which shot the band to international prominence.
* 2011 , Bob Sehlinger, Menasha Ridge, Len Testa, The Unofficial Guide Walt Disney World 2012 ,
- In 1940, he co-wrote the script for Broken Strings , an independently produced film in which he starred as a concert violinist.
(mathematics) To extend an area, or lengthen a line.
- This beautifully produced film was introduced in 2003.
(obsolete) To draw out; to extend; to lengthen or prolong.
- to produce a side of a triangle
- to produce a man's life to threescore
- (Sir Thomas Browne)
Harvested agricultural goods collectively, especially vegetables and fruit, but possibly including eggs, dairy products and meat; the saleable food products of farms.
* 1852 , F. Lancelott, Australia As It Is: Its Settlements, Farms and Gold Fields ,
* 1861 , William Westgarth, Australia: Its Rise, Progress, and Present Condition ,
- All fruits, vegetables, and dairy and poultry-yard produce are, in the Australian capitals, dear, and of very easy sale.
* 1999 , Bruce Brown, Malcolm McKinnon, New Zealand in World Affairs, 1972-1990 ,
- Taking a retrospect, then, of fourteen years preceding 1860, and making two periods of seven years each, the value of the exports of the produce or manufactures of this country to Australia has been, for the annual average of the first seven years, 1846-52, 2½ millions sterling; while for the second period, 1856-59, the annual average has been 11 millions.
* 2008 , Peter Newman, Isabella Jennings, Cities As Sustainable Ecosystems: Principles and Practices ,
- While it is true that New Zealand?s economic stake in the region [of Oceania] remained relatively small when compared with the major markets for New Zealand produce in Australia, Asia, North America and Europe, it nevertheless remained the region through which trade must pass on its way to these larger markets.
(Australia) Livestock and pet food supplies.
- A farm supervisor is employed to coordinate the planting and harvesting of produce by volunteers.
Frequently used in the collocation , since c. 1960, specifically in the sense “fruits and vegetables”.
Why do you call it “the produce aisle”?
* (items produced) output, products
* commoditie (archaic )
(obsolete) Convenience; usefulness, suitability.
Anything movable (a good) that is bought and sold.
* 1995 , James G. Carrier, Gifts and Commodities: Exchange and Western Capitalism Since 1700 ,
* 2001 , Rachel Pain, Introducing Social Geographies ,
- If a key part of shopping is the conversion of anonymous commodities into possessions, shopping is a cultural as much as an economic activity.
* 2005 , William Leiss, Botterill, Jacki, Social Communication in Advertising: Consumption in the Mediated Marketplace ,
- In human geography "commodities'" usually refers to goods and services which are bought and sold. The simplest ' commodities are those produced by the production system just before they are sold.
*:* Referring to the work of Bourdieu, Zukin (2004,38) notes that shopping is much more than the purchase of commodities
Something useful or valuable.
* 2008 , Jan. 14th, Somerset County Gazette
(obsolete) Self-interest; personal convenience or advantage.
- And Slade said: "It really makes me sad that football club chairmen and boards seem to have lost that most precious commodity - patience. "Sam's sacking at Newcastle had, I suppose, been on the cards for a while, but it is really ridiculous to fire a manager after such a short time.
*, NYRB, 2001, vol.1, p.321:
- Shall we employ the intelligence Heaven hath bestowed upon us for our greatest good, to our ruine? repugning natures desseign and the universal order and vicissitude of things, which implieth that every man should use his instruments and meanes for his owne commoditie ?
(economics) Raw materials, agricultural and other primary products as objects of large-scale trading in specialized exchanges.
- they commonly respect their own ends, commodity is the steer of all their action.
(marketing) Undifferentiated goods characterized by a low profit margin, as distinguished from branded products.
- The price of crude oil is determined in continuous trading between professional players in World's many commodities exchanges.
(Marxism) Anything which has both a use-value and an exchange-value.
- Although they were once in the forefront of consumer electronics, the calculators have become a mere commodity .