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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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Mainstream Engineering Corporation, a 29-year-old Brevard County research and manufacturing company, has been awarded a contract from the Department of Energy (DoE) to develop a feedstock preprocessing system to improve the energy efficiency and reduce the cost of biomass pre-processing and conveyance.
A Web log is a file to which the Web server writes information each time a user requests a resource from that particular site preprocessing a web usage mining model aims to reformat the original web logs to identify user's access sessions.
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Image acquisition and preprocessing for machine vision systems.
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All of these methods streamline payroll preprocessing and ensure accuracy of reported hours.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 23, 2005 - (JCNN) - Matsushita Ecology System announced on August 22 that it has developed a preprocessing technology for raw milk in collaboration with Taiyo Kagaku.
Citiraya is headquartered in Singapore and has 14 collection and preprocessing centers worldwide.
Leung has put together a microarray software comparison featuring 13 primary types of software, including programs for data preprocessing, analysis, and annotation.
The Cone Mill is said to effectively eliminate the need for multiple passes and expensive preprocessing incurred when processing hard materials, and significantly reduces manufacturing costs, according to the manufacturer.
Data currency, geographical accuracy and sources all should be considered in the initial preprocessing stages.