“The process of getting the approval is too slow and is too cumbersome,” Rogers said.
If we succeed, we will become different people in the process.
The process for informing the Senate and House intelligence committees is often shrouded in secrecy.
Now is about enjoying the process of realizing personal bests.
That's right: The blind Darwinian process somehow gave rise to the world's most gorgeous dog.
This process of spoiling begins with the mothers, and ends with the young women.
By some process of reasoning he blamed him for their present plight.
Through centuries of political freedom that process had gone on without interruption.
This oil is separated from the plant, and then undergoes the process of refining.
The process of revolutionary organization in Venezuela and her sister states was much the same as that later adopted in Cuba.
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.
1530s, "begin legal action against," from Middle French processer "to prosecute," from proces (see process (n.)). Meaning "prepare by special process" is from 1881, from the noun in English. Of persons, "to register and examine," by 1935. Related: Processed; processing.
"to go in procession," 1814, "A colloquial or humorous back-formation" from procession [OED]. Accent on second syllable.
process proc·ess (prŏs'ěs', prō'sěs')
n. pl. proc·ess·es (prŏs'ěs'ĭz, prō'sěs'-, prŏs'ĭ-sēz', prō'sĭ-)
A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result.
Advance or progress, as of a disease.
An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part, as of a bone.
One process may, on some platforms, consist of many threads. A multitasking operating system can run multiple processes concurrently or in parallel, and allows a process to spawn "child" processes.