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Output other than the principal product(s) of an industrial process, such as sawdust or woodchips generated in processing lumber. Unlike joint-products, byproducts have low value in comparison with the principal product(s) and may be discarded or sold either in their original state, or after further processing.

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The byproduct was of some value which was unexpected due to the specific manufacturing process engaged in by the new project.
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I informed him that this was a simple byproduct and not exactly what were going to make huge profits with later.
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Sometimes you will have to react to a byproduct of a past decision you made and it can cause you to make tough choices.
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