HyperDic: processing

English > 1 sense of the word processing:
NOUNprocessprocessingpreparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
processing > pronunciation
Soundspraa'sehsihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > processing: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningPreparing or putting through a prescribed procedure.
Examples
  • "the processing of newly arrived immigrants"
  • "the processing of ore to obtain minerals"
NarrowerblowingProcessing that involves blowing a gas
data processing(computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
development, developingProcessing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
refining, refinement, purificationThe process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
vulcanization, vulcanisationProcess of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden them
Broaderprocess, physical processA sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
Spanishprocesado, procesamiento, tratamiento
Catalanprocessament
Verbsprocesssubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
processdeal with in a routine way

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