Process

What is Process ?

Process is (noun) 1. the method of making something a new process for extracting oil from coal. peace process (NOTE: The plural is processes.) 2. in the process of doing something while doing something She interrupted me while I was in the process of writing my report. We were in the process of moving to London when I had the offer of a job in Australia. (verb) 1. to manufacture goods from raw materials The uranium has to be processed before it can be used in a nuclear reactor. 2. to deal with a claim or bill, etc. in the usual routine way to process an insurance claim Orders are processed in our warehouse. 3. to sort out information, especially using a computer The computer processes the data and then prints it out. 4. to walk in a procession The peers and peeresses processed into Westminster Abbey.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level