Associations to the word «Process»


PROCESS, noun. A series of events to produce a result, especially as contrasted to product.
PROCESS, noun. (legal) The act of serving a defendant with a summons or a writ.
PROCESS, noun. (biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.
PROCESS, noun. (anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.
PROCESS, noun. (computing) A task or program that is or was executing.
PROCESS, noun. (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
PROCESS, noun. A path of succession of states through which a system passes.
PROCESS, noun. (anatomy) Successive physiological responses to keep or restore health.
PROCESS, verb. (transitive) To perform a particular process.
PROCESS, verb. (transitive) To treat with a substance
PROCESS, verb. (transitive) To think an information over, or a concept, in order to assimilate it, and perhaps accept it as valid.
PROCESS, verb. (mostly British) To walk in a procession.
PROCESS ART, noun. A style of art, especially of sculpture, which emphasises the process by which it was made, rather than on its form
PROCESS BUTTER, noun. (chiefly historical) Renovated butter.
PROCESS BUTTERS, noun. Plural of process butter
PROCESS COLOR, noun. (printing) Short for four color printing process. A printing process which uses four specific colored inks: cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK), and halftone printing plates, to reproduce a range of colors.
PROCESS COLORS, noun. Plural of process color
PROCESS HOT WATER, noun. Hot water for use in industrial processes.
PROCESS OIL, noun. An oil used not for lubrication but as a component of another material, or as a carrier of other products.
PROCESS PLATE, noun. (historical) A plate prepared by a mechanical process, especially a photomechanical process.
PROCESS PLATE, noun. (historical) A very slow photographic plate, giving good contrasts between highlights and shadows, used especially for making lantern slides.
PROCESS PLATES, noun. Plural of process plate
PROCESS SERVER, noun. (legal) A person whose profession is the delivery of information to a person or entity providing notice that they are being sued.
PROCESS TOMOGRAPHY, noun. (manufacturing) (medicine) Tomographic imaging of processes, especially industrial.
PROCESS WINDOW INDEX, noun. A statistical measure that quantifies the robustness of a thermal process.

Dictionary definition

PROCESS, noun. A particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error".
PROCESS, noun. (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering".
PROCESS, noun. A writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant.
PROCESS, noun. A mental process that you are not directly aware of; "the process of denial".
PROCESS, noun. A natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process".
PROCESS, noun. A sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls".
PROCESS, verb. Subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill".
PROCESS, verb. Deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants".
PROCESS, verb. Perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information; "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech".
PROCESS, verb. Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination".
PROCESS, verb. March in a procession; "They processed into the dining room".
PROCESS, verb. Shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal".
PROCESS, verb. Deliver a warrant or summons to someone; "He was processed by the sheriff".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.