Translation of "by-product" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈbaɪˌprɒd.ʌkt/ us /-ˌprɑː.dəkt/

something that is produced as a result of making something else, or something unexpected that happens as a result of something

subproducto, producto secundario, consecuencia
Buttermilk is a by-product of making butter.
Illness is one of the by-products of overcrowded housing.

(Translation of “by-product” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)