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By-product   /baɪ-prˈɑdəkt/   Listen

A secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence.  Synonym: byproduct.
A product made during the manufacture of something else.  Synonyms: byproduct, spin-off.

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"By-product" Quotes from Famous Books

... Republican leaders in Congress saw the satisfaction created in the South by the President's policy, and discovered that northern Democrats were rallying to his support, the jealousies of partisanship caused them still further to increase their grip on the processes of reconstruction. A disquieting by-product of the Thirteenth Amendment, abolishing slavery, also began to appear. Hitherto only three-fifths of the negroes had been counted in apportioning representation in the House of Representatives. As soon as the slaves became free, however, they were counted as if they were whites, and ...
— The United States Since The Civil War • Charles Ramsdell Lingley

... chapters to impress this matter upon them. I would not want to discredit Wittenberg as Paul discredited the Corinthians by urging them at such length to contribute to the relief of the poor. It seems to be a by-product of the Gospel that nobody wants to contribute to the maintenance of the Gospel ministry. When the doctrine of the devil is preached people are prodigal in their willing support ...
— Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians • Martin Luther

... notably in regard to their relations with aborigines and general native policy, as referred to in previous chapters. It also imperceptibly fostered sentiments confounding legality with grace, and the by-product of that subtle corrupting leaven which is apt to see a splint in the eye of another whilst unmindful of ...
— Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.) - The Conspiracy of the 19th Century Unmasked • C. H. Thomas

Words linked to "By-product" :   result, product, consequence, outcome, effect, production, upshot, epiphenomenon, issue, event

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