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

The Internet Shouldn’t Own You Eric Klinker October 9, 2013
The Hidden Link Between Women and War Leith Greenslade December 2, 2014
Fact-Checking Suzanne Somers’s Claim That Obamacare is a Socialist Ponzi Scheme Brandy Zadrozny October 29, 2013

Historical Examples

Painted Veils James Huneker
Iole Robert W. Chambers
The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition Upton Sinclair
What I Saw in America G. K. Chesterton
Checking the Waste Mary Huston Gregory
Bookbinding, and the Care of Books Douglas Cockerell
The Romance of War Inventions Thomas W. Corbin

a secondary or incidental product of a manufacturing process
a side effect
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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