Background & Basis

Research

noun re·search \ri-ˈsərch, ˈrē-ˌ\

Definition:

1.) careful or diligent search

2.) studious inquiry or examination;

especially :  investigation or experimentation aimed at
the discovery and interpretation of facts,
revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts,
or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws

3.) the collecting of information about a particular subject

Origin and etymology:
Middle French recerche, from recercher to go about seeking,
from Old French recerchier, from re- + cerchier, sercher to search

Plan

noun \ˈplan\ 

Definition:

1.) a drawing or diagram drawn on a plane: as
a)
  a top or horizontal view of an object
b) a large-scale map of a small area

2.a)  a method for achieving an end
b)  an often customary method of doing something:  procedure
c)  a detailed formulation of a program of action
d)  goal, aim

3.)  an orderly arrangement of parts of an overall design or objective

4.)  a detailed program (as for payment or the provision of some service) <pension plan

Origin and etymology:
French, plane, foundation, ground plan;
partly from Latin planum level ground, from neuter of planus level;
partly from French planter to plant, fix in place,
from Late Latin plantare

Conception

noun con·cep·tion \kən-ˈsep-shən\

Definition:

1.a) (1) the process of becoming pregnant involving fertilization or implantation or both
(2) embryo, fetus
b) beginning: >joy had the like conception in our eyes — Shakespeare>

2.a) the capacity, function, or process of forming or understanding ideas or abstractions or their symbols
b) a general idea: word field concept
c) a complex product of abstract or reflective thinking
d) the sum of a person’s ideas and beliefs concerning something

3.) the originating of something in the mind

Origin and etymology:
Middle English concepcioun,
from Anglo-French concepcion,
from Latin conception-, conceptio, from concipere

Production

noun pro·duc·tion \prə-ˈdək-shən, prō-\

Definition:

1.a)  something produced :  product
b) (1)  a literary or artistic work
(2) a work presented to the public (as on the stage or screen or over the air)
c)  something exaggerated out of proportion to its importance

2.a)  the act or process of producing
b)  the creation of utility; especially :  the making of goods available for use

3.)  total output especially of a commodity or an industry
4.) often attributive :  something not specially designed or customized and usually mass-produced

Adjective: productional play\-shnəl, -shə-nəl\