Definition of "processes" []

  • A series of actions that produce a change or development (noun)
  • A method of doing or producing something (noun)
  • A forward movement (noun)
  • The course of time (noun)
  • A summons, writ, etc, commanding a person to appear in court (noun)
  • The whole proceedings in an action at law (noun)
  • A natural outgrowth or projection of a part, organ, or organism (noun)
  • A distinct subtask of a computer system which can be regarded as proceeding in parallel with other subtasks of the system (noun)
  • Relating to the general preparation of a printing forme or plate by the use, at some stage, of photography (noun)
  • Denoting a film, film scene, shot, etc, made by techniques that produce unusual optical effects (noun)
  • To subject to a routine procedure; handle (verb)
  • To treat or prepare by a special method, esp to treat (food) in order to preserve it (verb)
  • To institute legal proceedings against (verb)
  • To serve a process on (verb)
  • To develop, rinse, fix, wash, and dry (exposed film, etc) (verb)
  • To produce final prints or slides from (undeveloped film) (verb)
  • To perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information (verb)
  • To prepare (food) using a food processor (verb)
  • Plural form of process. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of process. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "processes" in a sentence
  • "If we broaden somewhat the definition of rejuvenescence and free-cell formation, and do not call the mother-cells of spores of mosses, higher cryptogams, and also the mother-cells of pollen-grains, reproductive cells, which strictly speaking they are not, but only producers of the spores or pollen-grains, then we may say that _cell-division is confined to vegetative processes, rejuvenescence and free-cell formation are confined to reproductive processes_."
  • "That is to say, in general terms, as insisted upon in the foregoing essay, the discovery of a natural law or orderly process cannot of itself justify the inference that this law or method of orderly procedure is not itself a product of supernatural Intelligence; but, on the contrary, the very existence of such orderly processes, considered only in relation to their products, must properly be regarded as evidence of the best possible kind in favour of supernatural Intelligence, _provided that no natural cause can be suggested as adequate to explain the origin of these processes_."
  • "In managing the end of the term processes, I always make sure to work with advisors to develop alternatives for students."
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