HyperDic: procedure

English > 4 senses of the word procedure:
NOUNactprocedure, processa particular course of action intended to achieve a result
actprocedure, operationa process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
communicationprocedure, routine, subroutine, subprogram, functiona set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program
actprocedurea mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
procedure > pronunciation
Soundsprahsiy'jher; prowsiy'jher
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > procedure: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA particular course of action intended to achieve a result.
Example"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"
Synonymprocess
NarrowerBertillon systemA system or procedure for identifying persons
calculation, computation, computingThe procedure of calculating
condition, experimental conditionThe procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic techniqueA procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
emergency procedure(medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
experimental procedureThe specific techniques used in conducting a particular experiment
fingerprintingThe procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints for the purpose of identification
genetic profiling, genetic fingerprintingThe procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification
indirectionindirect procedure or action
mapping, chromosome mapping(genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
medical procedureA procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners
operating procedureA procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation
rigmarole, rigamaroleA long and complicated and confusing / confusing procedure
routine, modus operandiAn unvarying or habitual method or procedure
rule, formula(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
stiffeningThe act of becoming stiff
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishprocedimiento, proceso
Catalanprocediment, procès
Adjectivesproceduralof or relating to procedure
Verbsproceedfollow a procedure or take a course
English > procedure: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work.
Synonymoperation
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishoperación, procedimiento
Catalanoperació, procediment
Adjectivesproceduralof or relating to procedure
English > procedure: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program.
Synonymsroutine, subroutine, subprogram, function
Part ofprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
Narrowercataloged procedureA set of control statements that have been placed in a library and can be retrieved by name
contingency procedureAn alternative to the normal procedure
library routineA debugged routine that is maintained in a program library
random number generatorA routine designed to yield a random number
recursive routineA routine that can call itself
reusable routineA routine that can be loaded once and executed repeatedly
supervisory routine, executive routineA routine that coordinates the operation of subroutines
tracing routineA routine that provides a chronological record of the execution of a computer program
utility routine, service routineA routine that can be used as needed
Broadersoftware, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
Spanishfunción, procedimiento, subprograma, subrutina
Catalansubprograma, subrutina
Adjectivesproceduralof or relating to procedure
English > procedure: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings.
Narrowerbureaucratic procedure, red tapeneedlessly time-consuming procedure
objection(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
Broaderproceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Spanishprocedimiento
Catalanprocediment
Adjectivesproceduralrelating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law
proceduralof or relating to procedure

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