Definitions

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  • n. The action of the verb to process.
  • n. The act of taking something through a set of prescribed procedures.
  • v. Present participle of process.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or operation of putting something through a prescribed process.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure

Etymologies

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Examples

  • While I'm sitting in front of the two monitors attached to my PC, I have aTwitterfeed in the lower right corner of my main screen, my word processing document in the center and a Gmail session on the other monitor.

    Larry Magid: Struggling With Information Overload

  • While I'm sitting in front of the two monitors attached to my PC, I have aÂTwitterÂfeed in the lower right corner of my main screen, my word processing document in the center and a Gmail session on the other monitor.

    Larry Magid: Struggling With Information Overload

  • ÂI remember it well because I wrote the EasyWriter manual to accompany the word processing program that IBM sold along with that original PC.

    Larry Magid: Happy 30th Anniversary IBM PC

  • I remember it well because I wrote the EasyWriter manual to accompany the word processing program that IBM sold along with that original PC.

    Larry Magid: Happy 30th Anniversary IBM PC

  • Her days in the word processing department were over and she was the assistant to one of the most influential lawyers in New York City.

    Color Me Grey

  • However, Hameroff was going beyond that to suggest that not only does anesthesia disrupt the tubulin processing but that the processing is quantum, not classical.

    Damn Duck

  • But by loading different types of software, whether a word processing program, a graphic design program, or an e-mail program, you can get your computer to perform different functions.

    The UltraMetabolism Cookbook

  • When I use my word processing program on my laptop computer, in the righthand corner of my screen sits a little wizard who turns his head, blinks his eyes, raises his hands, and every now and again nods his head in approval.

    The G.O.D. Experiments

  • He calls up a word processing window and begins anew.

    Orbit

  • WordPerfect, for example, could have leveraged a major asset—its enormous number of devoted customers—to expand its product offerings in the word processing market.

    The Rule of Three

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  • My adjectival use: 'I don't use a food processing machine.'

    August 23, 2011