by-product (plural by-products)

  1. A secondary product; something made incidentally during the production of something else.
  2. A side effect.
    The many Indian restaurants all over Britain are a by-product of the large waves of immigration from the subcontinent.
Related terms
  • waste-product
Translations Translations
  • French: sous-produit
  • German: Nebenwirkung
  • Portuguese: subproduto
  • Russian: побо́чный эффе́кт
  • Spanish: subproducto

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