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 (prē-prŏs′ĕs′, -prō′sĕs′)
tr.v. pre·proc·essed, pre·proc·ess·ing, pre·proc·ess·es
To perform preliminary processing on (data, for example).

pre·proc′es·sor n.


vb (tr)
(Computer Science) computing to undertake preliminary processing of (data)
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The demonstration of high-precision process control will feature preprocess and in-process gauges that are integrated using a single P7 multi-function amplifier.
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