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Article vs. Product

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Articlenoun

A part or segment of something joined to other parts, or, in combination, forming a structured set.

‘Each of the chelicerae is composed of two articles, forming a powerful pincer.’; ‘The Articles of War are a set of regulations...to govern the conduct of...military...forces’;

Productnoun

A commodity offered for sale.

‘That store offers a variety of products.’; ‘We've got to sell a lot of product by the end of the month.’;

Articlenoun

A story, report, or opinion piece in a newspaper, magazine, journal, etc.

Productnoun

Any preparation to be applied to the hair, skin, nails, etc.

‘Wash excess product out of your hair.’;

Articlenoun

A member of a group or class.

‘an article of clothing’;

Productnoun

Anything that is produced; a result.

‘The product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.’;

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Articlenoun

An object.

‘a sales article’;

Productnoun

The amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process.

‘They improve their product every year; they export most of their agricultural production.’;

Articlenoun

(grammar) A part of speech that indicates, specifies and limits a noun (a, an, or the in English). In some languages the article may appear as an ending (e.g. definite article in Swedish) or there may be none (e.g. Russian, Pashto).

Productnoun

A consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances.

‘Skill is the product of hours of practice.’; ‘His reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue.’;

Articlenoun

A section of a legal document, bylaws, etc.

Productnoun

(chemistry) A chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.

‘This is a product of lime and nitric acid.’;

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Articlenoun

(derogatory) A person.

‘A genuine article.’; ‘A shrewd article.’;

Productnoun

(arithmetic) A quantity obtained by multiplication of two or more numbers.

‘The product of 2 and 3 is 6.’; ‘The product of 2, 3, and 4 is 24.’;

Articlenoun

(archaic) A wench.

‘She's a prime article (whip slang), she's a devilish good piece, a hell of a goer.’;

Productnoun

(mathematics) Any operation or a result thereof which generalises multiplication of numbers, like the multiplicative operation in a ring, product of types or a categorical product.

Articlenoun

(dated) Subject matter; concern.

Productnoun

Any tangible or intangible good or service that is a result of a process and that is intended for delivery to a customer or end user.

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Articlenoun

(dated) A distinct part.

Productnoun

Illegal drugs, especially cocaine, when viewed as a commodity.

‘I got some product here – you buying?’;

Articlenoun

(obsolete) A precise point in time; a moment.

Productnoun

Anything that is produced, whether as the result of generation, growth, labor, or thought, or by the operation of involuntary causes; as, the products of the season, or of the farm; the products of manufactures; the products of the brain.

‘There are the productOf those ill-mated marriages.’; ‘These institutions are the products of enthusiasm.’;

Articleverb

(transitive) To bind by articles of apprenticeship.

‘to article an apprentice to a mechanic’;

Productnoun

The number or sum obtained by adding one number or quantity to itself as many times as there are units in another number; the number resulting from the multiplication of two or more numbers; as, the product of the multiplication of 7 by 5 is 35. In general, the result of any kind of multiplication. See the Note under Multiplication.

Articleverb

(obsolete) To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles or accusations.

Productverb

To produce; to bring forward.

Articleverb

To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.

Productverb

To lengthen out; to extend.

‘He that doth much . . . products his mortality.’;

Articlenoun

A distinct portion of an instrument, discourse, literary work, or any other writing, consisting of two or more particulars, or treating of various topics; as, an article in the Constitution. Hence: A clause in a contract, system of regulations, treaty, or the like; a term, condition, or stipulation in a contract; a concise statement; as, articles of agreement.

Productverb

To produce; to make.

Articlenoun

A literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia.

Productnoun

commodities offered for sale;

‘good business depends on having good merchandise’; ‘that store offers a variety of products’;

Articlenoun

Subject; matter; concern; distinct.

‘A very great revolution that happened in this article of good breeding.’; ‘This last article will hardly be believed.’;

Productnoun

an artifact that has been created by someone or some process;

‘they improve their product every year’; ‘they export most of their agricultural production’;

Articlenoun

A distinct part.

‘The articles which compose the blood.’;

Productnoun

a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances;

‘skill is the product of hours of practice’; ‘his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue’;

Articlenoun

A particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article.

‘They would fight not for articles of faith, but for articles of food.’;

Productnoun

a chemical substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction;

‘a product of lime and nitric acid’;

Articlenoun

Precise point of time; moment.

‘This fatal news coming to Hick's Hall upon the article of my Lord Russell's trial, was said to have had no little influence on the jury and all the bench to his prejudice.’;

Productnoun

a quantity obtained by multiplication;

‘the product of 2 and 3 is 6’;

Articlenoun

One of the three words, a, an, the, used before nouns to limit or define their application. A (or an) is called the indefinite article, the the definite article.

Productnoun

the set of elements common to two or more sets;

‘the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things’;

Articlenoun

One of the segments of an articulated appendage.

Articleverb

To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.

‘If all his errors and follies were articled against him, the man would seem vicious and miserable.’;

Articleverb

To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.

‘He shall be articled against in the high court of admiralty.’;

Articleverb

To bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic.

Articleverb

To agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant.

‘Then he articled with her that he should go away when he pleased.’;

Articlenoun

nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication

Articlenoun

one of a class of artifacts;

‘an article of clothing’;

Articlenoun

a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)

Articlenoun

(grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase

Articleverb

bind by a contract; especially for a training period

Articlenoun

a particular item or object

‘small household articles’; ‘articles of clothing’;

Articlenoun

a piece of writing included with others in a newspaper, magazine, or other publication

‘an article about middle-aged executives’;

Articlenoun

a separate clause or paragraph of a legal document or agreement, typically one outlining a single rule or regulation

‘it is an offence under Article 7 of the Treaty’;

Articlenoun

a period of training with a firm as a solicitor, architect, surveyor, or accountant

‘it may be worth taking articles in a specialized firm’; ‘he is already in articles’;

Articlenoun

the terms on which crew members take service on a ship.

Articlenoun

the definite or indefinite article.

Articleverb

bind (a trainee solicitor, architect, surveyor, or accountant) to undergo a period of training with a firm in order to become qualified

‘he was articled to a firm of solicitors in York’;

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