HyperDic: physical_process

English > 1 sense of the expression physical process:
NOUNTopsphysical process, processa sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
English > physical process: 1 sense > noun 1, Tops
MeaningA sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states.
Narrowerchelation(medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning
dealignmentA process whereby voters are moved toward nonpartisanship thus weakening / weakening the structure of political parties
decrease, decrementA process of becoming smaller or shorter
degeneration, devolutionThe process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality
development, evolutionA process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage / stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
economic processAny process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth
encapsulationThe process of enclosing (as in a capsule)
execution, instruction execution(computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
human processA process in which human beings are involved
increase, increment, growthA process of becoming larger / larger or longer or more numerous or more important
industrial processA systematic series of mechanical or chemical operations that produce or manufacture something
irreversible processAny process that is not reversible / reversible
iteration, looping(computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained
iteration, loop(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated
natural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
operation, functioning, performanceProcess or manner of functioning or operating
organic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
phenomenonAny state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
photographyThe process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
processingPreparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
reversible processAny process in which a system can be made to pass through the same states in the reverse order when the process is reversed
sensitization, sensitisation(psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
shaping, definingAny process serving to define the shape of something
variationThe process of varying or being varied
Broaderphysical entityAn entity that has physical existence
Spanishproceso físico, proceso
Catalanprocés físic, procés

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