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processing

[ pros-es; especially British proh-ses ]SEE DEFINITION OF processing

Synonyms for processing

  • alter
  • convert
  • deal with
  • dispose of
  • handle
  • prepare
  • refine
  • transform
  • treat
  • concoct
  • fulfill
  • make ready
  • take care of
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Antonyms for processing

  • continue
  • hold
  • ignore
  • keep
  • neglect
  • preserve
  • remain
  • retain
  • forget
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROCESSING

With crops which are perishable or bulky, "processing" must be performed locally.

She discerned that through her processing of the applications.

It translates our alphabet into its own alphabet, and then, after processing, it translates it back into ours.

They also provide for some 1401 processing while the transfer of data is taking place.

During the processing a thick liquid should exude, covering the pimientoes.

Colossal fortunes have been made in its processing and trade.

You'd know if you'd ever been here while the plant was processing and the wind was inshore.

The cans are filled as full as possible, because after processing the fish will shrink some.

Corn, pumpkin and sweet potatoes swell or expand in processing.

For processing short-length wool fibers its mechanization proved most difficult to achieve.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "fact of being carried on" (e.g. in process), from Old French proces "a journey; continuation, development; legal trial" (13c.) and directly from Latin processus "a going forward, advance, progress," from past participle stem of procedere "go forward" (see proceed).

Meaning "course or method of action" is from mid-14c.; sense of "continuous series of actions meant to accomplish some result" (the main modern sense) is from 1620s. Legal sense of "course of action of a suit at law" is attested from early 14c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROCESSING

refinement

nouncleansing
  • clarification
  • cleaning
  • depuration
  • detersion
  • distillation
  • draining
  • filtering
  • processing
  • purification
  • rarefaction
  • rectification
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