byproduct

byproduct also by-product; 1857, from BY- (Cf. by-) + PRODUCT (Cf. product).

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  • byproduct — or by product [bī′präd′əkt] n. anything produced in the course of making another thing; secondary or incidental product or result * * * by·prod·uct or by prod·uct (bīʹprŏd əkt) n. 1. Something produced in the making of something else. 2. A… …   Universalium

  • byproduct — index offshoot Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • byproduct — or by product [bī′präd′əkt] n. anything produced in the course of making another thing; secondary or incidental product or result …   English World dictionary

  • byproduct — by|prod|uct [ baı,pradʌkt ] noun count 1. ) a product that is made as a result of making another product: byproduct of: the byproducts of petroleum refining 2. ) something not intended or planned that happens as a result of another situation or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • byproduct — šalutinis produktas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nepagrindinis produktas, susidarantis gamybos proceso metu. atitikmenys: angl. by product; byproduct rus. побочный продукт …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • byproduct — noun A secondary or additional product; something produced, as in the course of a manufacture, in addition to the principal product …   Wiktionary

  • byproduct — A secondary or additional petroleum product, not of primary importance in the conventional refinery operating schedule. Examples: residual fuel oil, coke, asphalt, and road oil …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • byproduct — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. outgrowth, offshoot, spin off, side effect. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) (or by product) noun Something derived from another: derivation, derivative, descendant, offshoot, outgrowth, spinoff. See KIN …   English dictionary for students

  • byproduct — n. secondary product, something which is obtained from the manufacture of a different product; result of another action …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Byproduct —   A secondary or additional product resulting from the feedstock use of energy or the processing of nonenergy materials. For example, the more common byproducts of coke ovens are coal gas, tar, and a mixture of benzene, toluene, and xylenes (BTX) …   Energy terms

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