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definition of the word process

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From Old French proces (journey), from Latin processus, past participle of procedo

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Singular
process

Plural
processes

process (plural processes)

  1. A series of events to produce a result, especially as contrasted to product.
    This product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.
  2. (law) The act of serving a defendant with a summons or a writ.
  3. (biology) An outgrowth of tissue.
  4. (computing) A task or program that is or was executing.
  5. (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
    • 1960, Mack Tyner, Process Engineering Calculations: Material and Energy Balances - Ordinarily a process plant will use a steam boiler to supply its process heat requirements and to drive a steam-turbine generator.
    • 1987, J. R. Richards, Principles of control system design in Modelling and control of fermentation processes - The words plant or process infer generally any dynamic system, be it primarily mechanical, electrical, or chemical process in nature, and may extend also to include social or economic systems.
  6. A path of succession of states through which a system passes.


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