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  1. A series of events which produce a result (the product).
  2. A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
  3. A path of succession of states through which a system passes.
  4. An outgrowth of tissue or cell.
  5. A structure that arises above a surface.
  6. An executable task or program.
  7. The centre mark that players aim at in the game of squails.



From prō- +‎ cēdō.


Process or processing may refer to:


Science and technology

  • Process (engineering), in the article, engineering which is collaborative and concerned with completing a project as a whole; or, in general, a set of transformations of input elements into output elements with specific properties, with the transformations characterized by parameters and constraints
  • Systems engineering process, a process for applying systems engineering techniques to the development of systems
  • Process (science), a method or event that results in a transformation in a physical or biological object, a substance or an organism
  • Chemical process, a method or means of changing one or more chemicals or chemical compounds
  • Thermodynamic process, the energetic evolution of a thermodynamic system
  • Process control, a statistics and engineering discipline that deals with controlling the output of processes
  • Stochastic process, in probability theory, a random process, as contrasted to a deterministic process
  • Process (patent), usually refers to a manufacturing process
  • Food processing, transforming raw ingredients into food
  • Process Manufacturing, manufacturing concerned with formulas and recipes
  • Signal processing, analysis of images and time-varying measurement values

Computing and Information theory

Medicine, biology, and psychology





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