by-product

DEFINITIONS OF: by-product

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n a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence

Synonyms:
byproduct
Types:
epiphenomenon
a secondary phenomenon that is a by-product of another phenomenon
Type of:
consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot
a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

n a product made during the manufacture of something else

Synonyms:
byproduct, spin-off
Type of:
product, production
an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

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