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A Process is a phenomena with outcomes.



References

2016

  • (Wikipedia, 2016) ⇒ http://wikipedia.org/wiki/process Retrieved:2016-4-4.
    • A process is a set of interrelated activities that interact to achieve a result, and simply known as "program in excitation".

      Process may refer to:

2009

  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=process
    • S: (n) procedure, process (a particular course of action intended to achieve a result) "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
    • S: (n) process, cognitive process, mental process, operation, cognitive operation ((psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents) "the process of thinking"; "the cognitive operation of remembering"
    • S: (n) summons, process (a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant)
    • S: (n) process, unconscious process (a mental process that you are not directly aware of) "the process of denial"
    • S: (n) process, outgrowth, appendage (a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant) "a bony process"
    • S: (n) process, physical process (a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states) "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
    • S: (v) process, treat (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition) "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
    • S: (v) process (deal with in a routine way) "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants"
    • S: (v) process (perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information) "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"
    • S: (v) action, sue, litigate, process (institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against) "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"
    • S: (v) march, process (march in a procession) "They processed into the dining room"
    • S: (v) work, work on, process (shape, form, or improve a material) "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
    • S: (v) serve, process, swear out (deliver a warrant or summons to someone) "He was processed by the sheriff"
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Process_(philosophy)
    • In philosophy and systems theory, basic processes, are unifying principles which operate in many different systemic contexts. For example, feedback is a principle that figures prominently in the science of cybernetics. Natural and industrial processes utilize basic processes such as feedback.
    • There is a philosophical system known as process philosophy, created by Alfred North Whitehead; related to this is process theology.
  • http://sigma.ontologyportal.org:4010/sigma/Browse.jsp?lang=EnglishLanguage&kb=SUMO&term=Process
    • "Intuitively, the class of things that happen and have temporal parts or stages. Examples include extended events like a football match or a race, actions like Pursuing and Reading, and biological processes. The formal definition is: anything that lasts for a time but is not an Object. Note that a Process may have participants 'inside' it which are Objects, such as the players in a football match. In a 4D ontology, a Process is something whose spatiotemporal extent is thought of as dividing into temporal stages roughly perpendicular to the time-axis."
  • Philip Lief Group. (2009). “Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition.
    • a process is a set or series of actions directed to some end or a natural series of changes; a procedure is a series of actions conducted in a certain manner, an established way of doing something
  • http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/batch_process
    • Noun: Any process that is not continuous, but is carried out with a discrete amount of material