byproduct byproduct  /ˈbaɪ prɑ dəkt/


  1. (n) a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
  2. (n) a product made during the manufacture of something else



  • Take coal ash, a solid byproduct of burned coal.


  1. Two more companies agree to help pay for Passaic River pollution cleanup

    Two international companies have agreed to pay at least $130 million toward cleaning the lower Passaic River to settle a lawsuit, clearing the way for the state to pursue a remaining defendant ruled liable for dumping a byproduct of Agent Orange into the river, state authorities said Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Some treated sewage sludge likely spilled into Harford's Deer Creek, MDE says

    Truck hauling waste byproduct was in an accident on Route 23 bridge Thursday A small portion of the nearly 5,500 pounds of treated sewage sludge that spilled after a truck accident in northern Harford County late last week likely entered Deer Creek, according to state environmental officials.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Chobani Pushes Back Against Report of Toxicity in Yogurt Byproduct

    Officials at Chobani Yogurt, which has quickly become one of the Magic Valley's largest employers since the December 2012 opening of its 950,000 square-foot facility in southeast Twin Falls, are speaking out on recent reports that point to the whey byproduct of Greek yogurt as a potential environmental hazard. The Twin Falls Times-News reports that a Chobani spokeswoman says the Twin Falls plant ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly


  1. "I'm too shy to get into this stuff. I just enjoy doing my job," Votto said. "I like that it's for something positive and it's a byproduct of us both winning and me playing well. That's a good thing."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joey Votto Source: Indiana Gazette

  2. "That's the byproduct of harmful acts, and it causes people to be worried about things like transportation," Paterson said.
    on May 8, 2010 By: David Paterson Source: FOXNews

  3. "It's a byproduct of a frustrated team," Longoria said. "We're trying to win games and guys are going to have differences of opinion. I just wanted to know what was going through his head. The bottom line, we've talked about it and it goes no...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Evan Longoria Source:

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