What is process?

  • (verb): Shape, form, or improve a material.
    Example: "Process iron"
    Synonyms: work, work on
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on process:

Fertilisation
... In animals, the process involves the fusion of an ovum with a sperm, which eventually leads to the development of an embryo ... Depending on the animal species, the process can occur within the body of the female in internal fertilisation, or outside (external fertilisation) ... The entire process of development of new individuals is called reproduction ...
Quantum Tomography - Quantum Process Tomography
... Quantum process tomography (QPT) deals with identifying an unknown quantum dynamical process ... first approach, introduced in 1997 and sometimes known as standard quantum process tomography (SQPT) involves preparing an ensemble of quantum states and ... Other techniques include ancilla-assisted process tomography (AAPT) and entanglement-assisted process tomography (EAPT) which require an extra copy of the system ...
Enriched Uranium - Enrichment Methods - Other Techniques - Aerodynamic Processes
... Becker and associates using the LIGA process and the vortex tube separation process ... Corporation of South Africa (UCOR) developed and deployed the Helikon vortex separation process based on the vortex tube and a demonstration plant was built in Brazil by ...
Electrolysis - Industrial Uses
... Electrolysis has many other uses Electrometallurgy is the process of reduction of metals from metallic compounds to obtain the pure form of metal using electrolysis ... at the same time.) Anodization is an electrolytic process that makes the surface of metals resistant to corrosion ... example, ships are saved from being corroded by oxygen in the water by this process ...
Process Philosophy Since Whitehead
... seem to make liberal use of ideas in process philosophy, notably the theory of pain and healing of the late 20th century ... cognitive apparatus, led to an obsession with the process "embodiment", that being, the emergence of these cognitions ... Since 2000, Process Psychology has progressed as an independent academic and therapeutic discipline ...

More definitions of "process":

  • (verb): Institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against.
    Example: "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"
    Synonyms: action, sue, litigate
  • (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.
    Synonyms: summons
  • (verb): Subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition.
    Example: "Process cheese"; "process hair"
    Synonyms: treat
  • (verb): Perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information.
    Example: "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"
  • (verb): Deal with in a routine way.
    Example: "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants"
  • (noun): A particular course of action intended to achieve a result.
    Example: "It was a process of trial and error"
    Synonyms: procedure
  • (noun): A mental process that you are not directly aware of.
    Example: "The process of denial"
    Synonyms: unconscious process
  • (verb): March in a procession.
    Synonyms: march
  • (verb): Deliver a warrant or summons to someone.
    Synonyms: serve, swear out
  • (noun): A sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states.
    Example: "Events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
  • (noun): A natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant.
    Example: "A bony process"
    Synonyms: outgrowth, appendage

Famous quotes containing the word process:

    That which endures is not one or another association of living forms, but the process of which the cosmos is the product, and of which these are among the transitory expressions.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    A process of genocide is being carried out before the eyes of the world.
    Pope John Paul II (b. 1920)

    When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.
    Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)