Byproduct



a secondary or incidental product, as in a process of manufacture.
the result of another action, often unforeseen or unintended.
Contemporary Examples

What Makes Women Happy? Marisa Meltzer February 20, 2010
The SEC Can’t Make CEOs Care About Their Employees Daniel Gross September 18, 2013
Lance Bass Launches a Comeback Ramin Setoodeh August 1, 2011
Are You There, Recipient? It’s Me, Barack Allison Yarrow April 5, 2012
Slow Roll-out Builds Frenzied Anticipation for Google Glass Nina Strochlic May 13, 2013

Historical Examples

The Flying Bo’sun Arthur Mason
Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane
Conservation Through Engineering Franklin K. Lane
Irish Witchcraft and Demonology St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
The Armed Forces Officer U. S. Department of Defense

noun
a secondary or incidental product of a manufacturing process
a side effect
n.
by-product
(bī’prŏd’əkt)
Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.

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