process: significato e definizioni

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Cos'è process?

Cos'è process?

  • A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result: the process of digestion; the process of obtaining a driver's license.
  • A series of operations performed in the making or treatment of a product: a manufacturing process; leather dyed during the tanning process.
  • Progress; passage: the process of time; events now in process.
  • Law The entire course of a judicial proceeding.
  • Law A summons or writ ordering a defendant to appear in court.
  • Law The total quantity of summonses or writs issued in a particular proceeding.
  • Biology An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part: a bony process.
  • Any of various photomechanical or photoengraving methods.
  • Computer Science A running software program or other computing operation.
  • Computer Science A part of a running software program or other computing operation that does a single task.
  • See conk3.
  • To put through the steps of a prescribed procedure: processing newly arrived immigrants; process an order.
  • To prepare, treat, or convert by subjecting to a special process: process ore to obtain minerals.
  • Law To serve with a summons or writ.
  • Law To institute legal proceedings against; prosecute.
  • Computer Science To perform operations on (data).
  • To gain an understanding or acceptance of; come to terms with: processed the traumatic event in therapy.
  • To straighten (hair) by a chemical process; conk.
  • Prepared or converted by a special process: process cheese.
  • Made by or used in any of several photomechanical or photoengraving processes: a process print.
  • To move along in or as if in a procession: "The man in the panama hat offered his arm and ... they processed into the dining room” ( Anita Brookner).

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