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proc·ess 1

 (prŏs′ĕs′, prō′sĕs′)
n. pl. proc·ess·es (prŏs′ĕs′ĭz, prō′sĕs′-, prŏs′ĭ-sēz′, prō′sĭ-)
1. A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result: the process of digestion; the process of obtaining a driver's license.
2. A series of operations performed in the making or treatment of a product: a manufacturing process; leather dyed during the tanning process.
3. Progress; passage: the process of time; events now in process.
4. Law
a. The use of the law courts and other fora as a means of seeking redress: the adversarial process; due process of law.
b. The set of actions and events that constitute a legal proceeding or a significant portion thereof: the trial process; the sentencing process.
5. Law A means of compelling a person to appear in court, especially a summons ordering a defendant to appear in court.
6. Biology An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part: a bony process.
7. Any of various photomechanical or photoengraving methods.
8. Computers
a. A running software program or other computing operation.
b. A part of a running software program or other computing operation that does a single task.
9. See conk3.
tr.v. proc·essed, proc·ess·ing, proc·ess·es
1. To put through the steps of a prescribed procedure: processing newly arrived immigrants; process an order.
2. To prepare, treat, or convert by subjecting to a special process: process ore to obtain minerals.
3. Computers To perform operations on (data).
4. To gain an understanding or acceptance of; come to terms with: processed the traumatic event in therapy.
5. To straighten (hair) by a chemical process; conk.
adj.
1. Prepared or converted by a special process: process cheese.
2. Made by or used in any of several photomechanical or photoengraving processes: a process print.

[Middle English proces, from Old French, development, from Latin prōcessus, from past participle of prōcēdere, to advance; see proceed.]
Usage Note: In recent years there has been a tendency to pronounce the plural ending -es of processes as (-ēz), perhaps by analogy with words of Greek origin such as analysis and diagnosis. But process is not of Greek origin, and there is no etymological justification for this pronunciation of its plural. However, because this pronunciation is not uncommon even in educated speech, it is generally considered an acceptable variant, although it still strikes some listeners as a bungled affectation. In our 1997 survey, 79 percent of the Usage Panel preferred the standard pronunciation (-ĭz) for the plural ending -es and 15 percent preferred the pronunciation (-ēz). · Although the pronunciation for process with a long (o), (prō′sĕs′), is more usual in British and Canadian English, it is an acceptable variant in American English.

pro·cess 2

 (prə-sĕs′)
intr.v. pro·cessed, pro·cess·ing, pro·cess·es
To move along in a procession: "The man in the panama hat offered his arm and ... they processed into the dining room" (Anita Brookner).

[Back-formation from procession.]

process

(ˈprəʊsɛs)
n
1. a series of actions that produce a change or development: the process of digestion.
2. a method of doing or producing something
3. a forward movement
4. the course of time
5. (Law)
a. a summons, writ, etc, commanding a person to appear in court
b. the whole proceedings in an action at law
6. (Biology) a natural outgrowth or projection of a part, organ, or organism
7. (Computer Science) a distinct subtask of a computer system which can be regarded as proceeding in parallel with other subtasks of the system
8. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (modifier) relating to the general preparation of a printing forme or plate by the use, at some stage, of photography
9. (Film) (modifier) denoting a film, film scene, shot, etc, made by techniques that produce unusual optical effects
vb (tr)
10. to subject to a routine procedure; handle
11. to treat or prepare by a special method, esp to treat (food) in order to preserve it: to process cheese.
12. (Law)
a. to institute legal proceedings against
b. to serve a process on
13. (Photography) photog
a. to develop, rinse, fix, wash, and dry (exposed film, etc)
b. to produce final prints or slides from (undeveloped film)
14. (Computer Science) computing to perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information
15. (Cookery) to prepare (food) using a food processor
[C14: from Old French procès, from Latin prōcessus an advancing, from prōcēdere to proceed]

process

(prəˈsɛs)
vb
(intr) to proceed in or as if in a procession
[C19: back formation from procession]

proc•ess

(ˈprɒs ɛs; esp. Brit. ˈproʊ sɛs)

n., pl. proc•ess•es (ˈprɒs ɛs ɪz, -ə sɪz, -əˌsiz; esp. Brit. ˈproʊ sɛs-, ˈproʊ sə-)
v.
adj. n.
1. a systematic series of actions directed to some end: a process for homogenizing milk.
2. a continuous action, operation, or series of changes taking place in a definite manner: the process of decay.
3. Law.
a. the summons, mandate, or writ by which a defendant is brought before court for litigation.
b. the whole course of the proceedings in an action at law.
4. photomechanical or photoengraving methods collectively.
5. Anat. a natural outgrowth, projection, or appendage: a process of a bone.
6. the action of going forward or on.
7. the condition of being carried on.
8. course or lapse, as of time.
v.t.
10. to treat or prepare by some particular process, as in manufacturing.
11. to handle (persons, papers, etc.) according to a routine procedure.
12. to institute a legal process against.
13. to serve a process or summons on.
adj.
15. prepared or modified by a special process.
16. noting, pertaining to, or involving photomechanical or photoengraving methods: a process print.
17. of or pertaining to hair that has been conked.
18. created by or used in process cinematography.
[1300–50; Middle English proces (n.) (< Old French) < Latin prōcessus forward movement, advance =prōced-, variant s. of prōcēdere to move forward (pro- pro-1 + cēdere to yield; see cede) + -tus suffix of v. action; compare cession]
pron: process, an early 14th-century French borrowing, has a regularly formed plural that adds -es to the singular and has traditionally been pronounced (-ɪz) Recent years have seen the increasing popularity of an (-ˌiz) pronunciation, perhaps by mistaken analogy with such plurals as theses and hypotheses. This newer pronunciation is common among younger educated speakers.

process

, procedure - A process is a set or series of actions directed to some end or a natural series of changes; a procedure is a series of actions conducted in a certain manner, an established way of doing something.
See also related terms for procedure.

procedure, process, proceed - Procedure, process, and proceed come from Latin procedere, "to go forward."
See also related terms for procedure.

process


Past participle: processed
Gerund: processing

Imperative
process
process
Present
I process
you process
he/she/it processes
we process
you process
they process
Preterite
I processed
you processed
he/she/it processed
we processed
you processed
they processed
Present Continuous
I am processing
you are processing
he/she/it is processing
we are processing
you are processing
they are processing
Present Perfect
I have processed
you have processed
he/she/it has processed
we have processed
you have processed
they have processed
Past Continuous
I was processing
you were processing
he/she/it was processing
we were processing
you were processing
they were processing
Past Perfect
I had processed
you had processed
he/she/it had processed
we had processed
you had processed
they had processed
Future
I will process
you will process
he/she/it will process
we will process
you will process
they will process
Future Perfect
I will have processed
you will have processed
he/she/it will have processed
we will have processed
you will have processed
they will have processed
Future Continuous
I will be processing
you will be processing
he/she/it will be processing
we will be processing
you will be processing
they will be processing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been processing
you have been processing
he/she/it has been processing
we have been processing
you have been processing
they have been processing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been processing
you will have been processing
he/she/it will have been processing
we will have been processing
you will have been processing
they will have been processing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been processing
you had been processing
he/she/it had been processing
we had been processing
you had been processing
they had been processing
Conditional
I would process
you would process
he/she/it would process
we would process
you would process
they would process
Past Conditional
I would have processed
you would have processed
he/she/it would have processed
we would have processed
you would have processed
they would have processed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a resultprocess - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
Bertillon system - a system or procedure for identifying persons
fingerprinting - the procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints for the purpose of identification
genetic fingerprinting, genetic profiling - the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
experimental procedure - the specific techniques used in conducting a particular experiment
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
calculation, computation, computing - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
medical procedure - a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners
chromosome mapping, mapping - (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
operating procedure - a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation
stiffening - the act of becoming stiff; "stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance"
indirection - indirect procedure or action; "he tried to find out by indirection"
rigamarole, rigmarole - a long and complicated and confusing procedure; "all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time"
modus operandi, routine - an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
experimental condition, condition - the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
formula, rule - (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"
2.process - (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activityprocess - (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents; "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
basic cognitive process - cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
3.process - 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
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
citation - a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
process of monition, monition - a summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted
ticket - a summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
4.process - a mental process that you are not directly aware ofprocess - a mental process that you are not directly aware of; "the process of denial"
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
sleep talking, somniloquism, somniloquy - uttering speech while asleep
condensation - (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense mechanism, defense reaction, defense - (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
5.process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plantprocess - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
horn - one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
horn - any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn
crest - a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal
pseudopod, pseudopodium - temporary outgrowth used by some microorganisms as an organ of feeding or locomotion
flagellum - a lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
hair - a filamentous projection or process on an organism
cirrus - a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile
spine - a sharp rigid animal process or appendage; as a porcupine quill or a ridge on a bone or a ray of a fish fin
aculea - small spiny outgrowth on the wings of certain insects
style - a slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous style"
villus - a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane
tail - the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
fetlock - projection behind and above a horse's hoof
tentacle - any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion
arista - bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
acromial process, acromion - the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade
ala - a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism; "the alae of the nose"; "the alae of a maple seed"; "the flat petals of a pea blossom are alae"
alveolar arch - the part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set
alveolar process, alveolar ridge, gum ridge - a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
acrosome - a process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
caruncle, caruncula - an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds
condyle - a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
coronoid process, processus coronoideus - a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
epicondyle - a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments
fimbria - thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)
apophysis - (anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra
spicule, spiculum - small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
osteophyte - small abnormal bony outgrowth
papilla - a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather
papilla - a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell; "the papillae of the tongue"
cecal appendage, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, appendix - a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
mastoid, mastoid bone, mastoid process, mastoidal - process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
styloid process - extends from the base of the temporal bone
pterygoid process - two bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone
tuberosity, eminence, tubercle - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
zygomatic process - a slender process of the temporal bone that strengthens the zygomatic arch
trochanter - one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
transverse process - one of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs
odontoid process - a toothlike process at the back of 2nd vertebra of the neck
metaphysis - the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis
olecranon, olecranon process - process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
ridge - any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane
excrescence - (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
papilla - (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf
plant process, enation - a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
6.process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
physical entity - an entity that has physical existence
phenomenon - any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
chelation - (medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning
dealignment - a process whereby voters are moved toward nonpartisanship thus weakening the structure of political parties
decrease, decrement - a process of becoming smaller or shorter
degeneration, devolution - the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality
evolution, development - a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
economic process - any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth
encapsulation - the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)
instruction execution, execution - (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
human process - a process in which human beings are involved
increment, growth, increase - a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
industrial process - a systematic series of mechanical or chemical operations that produce or manufacture something
irreversible process - any process that is not reversible
looping, iteration - (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained; "the solution is obtained by iteration"
iteration, loop - (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
functioning, performance, operation - process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
processing - preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure; "the processing of newly arrived immigrants"; "the processing of ore to obtain minerals"
reversible process - any process in which a system can be made to pass through the same states in the reverse order when the process is reversed
sensitisation, sensitization - (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
defining, shaping - any process serving to define the shape of something
variation - the process of varying or being varied
Verb1.process - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a conditionprocess - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
propagate - cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
affect, bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
iodise, iodize - treat with iodine; "iodize salt"
nitrate - treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate; "nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol"
tank - treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse"
oxygenate, oxygenise, oxygenize, aerate - impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood"
mercerise, mercerize - treat to strengthen and improve the luster; "mercerize cotton"
malt - treat with malt or malt extract; "malt beer"
fluoridate, fluoridise, fluoridize - subject to fluoridation; treat with fluoride; "fluoridized water"; "fluoridize the teeth of children"
creosote - treat with creosote; "creosoted wood"
chlorinate - treat or combine with chlorine; "chlorinated water"
carbonate - treat with carbon dioxide; "Carbonated soft drinks"
camphorate - treat with camphor
bromate, brominate - treat with bromine
ammoniate - treat with ammonia
irradiate, ray - expose to radiation; "irradiate food"
scald - treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
refine - treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition; "refine paper stock"; "refine pig iron"; "refine oil"
nitrogenise, nitrogenize, nitrify - treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
reverberate - treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace; "reverberate ore"
curry - treat by incorporating fat; "curry tanned leather"
seed - sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds"
dose - treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; "The ray dosed the paint"
sulfur, sulphur - treat with sulphur in order to preserve; "These dried fruits are sulphured"
vulcanise, vulcanize - subject to vulcanization; "vulcanized rubber"
chrome - treat with a chromium compound
bituminise, bituminize - treat with bitumen
Agenise, Agenize - age or bleach flour with Agene (nitrogen trichloride)
run - cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
carboxylate - treat (a chemical compound) with carboxyl or carboxylic acid
beneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction
digest - convert food into absorbable substances; "I cannot digest milk products"
fumigate, fume - treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
air-condition - control the humidity and temperature of; "The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned"
2.process - deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants"
handle, manage, care, deal - be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
3.process - perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information; "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"
compute, calculate, cipher, cypher, figure, reckon, work out - make a mathematical calculation or computation
4.process - institute legal proceedings againstprocess - institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"
challenge - issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"
expedite - process fast and efficiently; "I will try to expedite the matter"
litigate - engage in legal proceedings
5.process - march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
file - proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom"
promenade, troop, parade - march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street"
goose step - march in a military fashion
countermarch - march back along the same way
debouch, march out - march out (as from a defile) into open ground; "The regiments debouched from the valley"
6.process - shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
transform, transmute, transubstantiate - change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
hot-work - roll, press, forge, or shape (metal) while hot
cold work, coldwork - shape (metal) without heat
overwork - use too much; "This play has been overworked"
make over, retread, rework - use again in altered form; "retread an old plot"
rack - work on a rack; "rack leather"
tool - work with a tool
till - work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation; "till the soil"
7.process - deliver a warrant or summons to someone; "He was processed by the sheriff"
subpoena - serve or summon with a subpoena; "The witness and her records were subpoenaed"
wash, rinse - clean with some chemical process
deliver - bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers"

process

noun
1. procedure, means, course, system, action, performance, operation, measure, proceeding, manner, transaction, mode, course of action The best way to find out is by a process of elimination.
2. development, growth, progress, course, stage, step, movement, advance, formation, evolution, unfolding, progression the evolutionary process of Homo sapiens
3. method, system, practice, technique, procedure the cost of the production process
4. (Law) action, case, trial, suit steps in the impeachment process against the president
verb
1. prepare, treat, convert, transform, alter, refine silicon chips process electrical signals facilities to process the beans before export
2. handle, manage, action, deal with, fulfil, take care of, dispose of A number of applications are being processed at the moment.
in the process of in the course of, in the middle of, in the midst of They are in the process of drawing up a peace plan.
Translations
أسْلوب، طَريقَة عَمَلعلميةعَمَلِيَّةعَمَلِيَّه صِناعِيَّهعَمَلِيَّه، سِلْسِلَة أحداث
zpracovatprocesreprodukovatdějoperace
proces=-forløbbehandleforløbfremkalde
prosessi
לעבד
proces
aîferîaîgerî, gangurferlimeîhöndla
過程
과정
apdorotilydytasperdirbtasprocesasprocese
apstrādātmetodenoriseprocesssagatavot
postopek
process
กระบวนการ
quá trình

process

1 [ˈprəʊses]
A. N
1. (= series of developments) → proceso m
the production processel proceso de producción
the processes of governmentlos trámites gubernamentales
the ageing processel envejecimiento
I got what I wanted but made a lot of enemies in the processconseguí lo que quería pero a costa de crearme muchos enemigos
in the process of it is in (the) process of constructionestá en (vías de) construcción
we are in the process of moving houseestamos en medio de una mudanza
see also due A3
see also elimination A
2. (= specific method) → proceso m, procedimiento m
the Bessemer processel proceso de Bessemer
3. (Jur) (= action) → proceso m; (= summons) → citación f
to bring a process against sbdemandar a algn
to serve a process on sbnotificar una citación a algn
4. (Anat, Bot, Zool) → protuberancia f
B. VT
1. (= treat) [+ raw materials] → procesar; [+ food] (industrially) → procesar, tratar; (with food processor) → pasar por el robot de cocina
to process sth into sthprocesar algo para convertirlo en algo
2. (= deal with) [+ application, claim, order] → tramitar; [+ applicants] → atender
3. (Comput) → procesar
4. (Phot) → revelar
C. CPD process server Nagente mf judicial

process

2 [prəˈses] VI (Brit) (frm) (= go in procession) → desfilar (Rel) → ir en procesión

process

[ˈprəʊsɛs]
n (gen)processus m
all stages in the process → toutes les étapes du processus
the peace process → le processus de paix
by a process of elimination → en procédant par élimination
to be in the process of doing sth → être en train de faire qch
We're in the process of painting the kitchen → Nous sommes en train de peindre la cuisine.
(natural)processus m
the process by which ... → le processus par lequel ...
the process by which protein is digested → le processus par lequel les protéines sont digérées
the ageing process → le processus de vieillissement
in the process (= in doing so) → ce faisant
vt
[+ raw material, food] → traiter
to be processed → être traité(e)
to be processed into → être transformé(e) en
[+ application, order] → traiter
Allow 10 days for your application to be processed → Comptez 10 jours pour que votre demande soit traitée.
[+ information, data] → traiter
to be processed by computer → être traité(e) informatiquement
[prəˈsɛs] vi (British) (= go in procession) → défilerprocessed cheese [ˌprəʊsɛstˈtʃiːz] nfromage m fonduprocessed foods [ˌprəʊsɛstˈfuːdz] nplaliments mpl transformésprocessed peas [ˌprəʊsɛstˈpiːz] nplpetits pois mpl en boîte

process

1
n
Prozess m; the processes of the lawder Gesetzesweg; the process of time will …die Zeit wird; in the process of timeim Laufe der Zeit, mit der Zeit; in the processdabei; in the process of learningbeim Lernen; in the process of constructionim Bau; to be in the process of doing somethingdabei sein, etw zu tun
(= specific method, technique)Verfahren nt; (Ind) → Prozess m, → Verfahren nt
(Jur) → Prozess m, → Verfahren nt; to serve a process on somebodyjdn vorladen
(Biol) → vorstehender Teil; a process of a bone/of the jawein Knochen-/Kiefernvorsprung m
vt (= treat) raw materials, data, information, wasteverarbeiten; foodkonservieren; milksterilisieren; application, loan, woodbearbeiten; filmentwickeln; (= deal with) applicants, peopleabfertigen

process

2
vi (Brit: = go in procession) → ziehen, schreiten

process

1 [ˈprəʊsɛs]
1. n
a.processo
the whole process → l'intera operazione
in the process of restoring the picture he discovered ... → stava restaurando il quadro quando ha scoperto...
in process of construction → in (corso di) costruzione
the process of growing up → il processo della crescita
we are in the process of moving to ... → stiamo per trasferirci a...
b. (specific method) → procedimento, sistema m, metodo
the Bessemer process → il metodo Bessemer
c. (Law) (action) → processo; (summons) → mandato di comparizione, citazione f in giudizio
2. vt (Tech) → trattare (Phot) → sviluppare e stampare (Admin) (application) → sbrigare (Comput) → elaborare

process

2 [prəˈsɛs] vi (Brit) (frm) (go in procession) → sfilare, procedere in corteo

process

(ˈprəuses) , ((American) ˈpro-) noun
1. a method or way of manufacturing things. We are using a new process to make glass.
2. a series of events that produce change or development. The process of growing up can be difficult for a child; the digestive processes.
3. a course of action undertaken. Carrying him down the mountain was a slow process.
verb
to deal with (something) by the appropriate process. Have your photographs been processed?; The information is being processed by computer.
ˈprocessed adjective
(of food) treated in a special way. processed cheese/peas.
in the process of
in the course of. He is in the process of changing jobs; These goods were damaged in the process of manufacture.

process

عَمَلِيَّة proces proces Verfahren διαδικασία proceso prosessi processus proces processo 過程 과정 proces prosess proces processo процесс process กระบวนการ işlem quá trình 过程

pro·cess

n. proceso, método, sistema.

process

n proceso; (anat) apófisis f; mastoid — apófisis mastoides; xiphoid — apófisis xifoides
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The visits came about through a de- sire on the part of the doctor to read to the boy from the pages of a book he was in the process of writing.
You see I'm going to imbibe my information by the deductive rather than the excavative process," he added with a laugh.
The growing piles of ashes and cinders in the back yards were the only evidence that the wasteful, consuming process of life went on at all.
She was not going through any acute mental process or reasoning with herself, nor was she striving to explain to her satisfaction the motive of her action.
While the culinary process was in hand, curiosity induced him to inquire into the circumstances which had led to their timely and unexpected rescue:
But there was a story, for which it is difficult to conceive any foundation, that the posterity of Matthew Maule had some connection with the mystery of the looking-glass, and that, by what appears to have been a sort of mesmeric process, they could make its inner region all alive with the departed Pyncheons; not as they had shown themselves to the world, nor in their better and happier hours, but as doing over again some deed of sin, or in the crisis of life's bitterest sorrow.
It had been wrought, as was easy to perceive, with wonderful skill of needlework; and the stitch (as I am assured by ladies conversant with such mysteries) gives evidence of a now forgotten art, not to be discovered even by the process of picking out the threads.
It dragged her at my heels even now, and when we had got halfway round--a devious, tiresome process, on ground much broken and by a path choked with overgrowth-- I paused to give her breath.
It is well known that at the coronation of kings and queens, even modern ones, a certain curious process of seasoning them for their functions is gone through.
You might almost say, that this strange uncompromisedness in him involved a sort of unintelligence; for in his numerous trades, he did not seem to work so much by reason or by instinct, or simply because he had been tutored to it, or by any intermixture of all these, even or uneven; but merely by a kind of deaf and dumb, spontaneous literal process.
A little way farther on, and Jurgis and Ona, staring open-eyed and wondering, came to the place where this "made" ground was in process of making.
Bird opened a wardrobe, and, taking from thence a plain, serviceable dress or two, she sat down busily to her work-table, and, with needle, scissors, and thimble, at hand, quietly commenced the "letting down" process which her husband had recommended, and continued busily at it till the old clock in the corner struck twelve, and she heard the low rattling of wheels at the door.