noun, plural proc·ess·es [pros-es-iz, ‐uh-siz, ‐uh-seez or, especially British, proh-ses-iz, proh-suh-seez]. /ˈprɒs ɛs ɪz, ‐ə sɪz, ‐əˌsiz or, especially British, ˈproʊ sɛs ɪz, ˈproʊ sə siz/.
- the summons, mandate, or writ by which a defendant or thing is brought before court for litigation.
- the whole course of the proceedings in an action at law.
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Kea raises $10M to build AI that helps restaurants answer the phone — CEO Adam Ahmad says the startup has created a “virtual cashier” who can do the initial intake with customers, process most routine orders and bring in a human employee when needed.
Travel mugs are a great solution as they help delay the cooling process, but electric tumblers like Ember’s Temperature Control Travel Mug 2 can keep liquids at a steady temperature for up to three hours on a single charge.The hottest gifts to buy for the friend who’s always cold|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
All studies have their limitations, and the peer-review process itself has its limitations.Inconclusive results, missing data: Experts push back on a study questioning the efficacy of masks|Meryl Kornfield|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It was a pretty straightforward and easy process, where I provided my address and then the details of my pizza order.Kea raises $10M to build AI that helps restaurants answer the phone|Anthony Ha|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
A community’s or country’s vulnerability can be measured in the long or short term, but it basically involves sensitivity to harm like natural disasters and the ability to adapt, or cope through processes like evacuation plans.Natural disasters are increasing. The world’s poorest are left to fend for themselves.|Jariel Arvin|November 20, 2020|Vox
I was able to be alone while not alone, processing the fact that while I was marching and chanting I could literally die.
After processing in everyone else, the cops took him somewhere for a reminder of their thoughts on “rapos.”
The processing errors of her mind manifested in a few debilitating ways: Her wagers, written with Jeopardy!Jeopardy! Champion Julia Collins’s Brain Feels Like Mush|Sujay Kumar|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It aims to eliminate the biggest bottleneck in a bar—processing payments.
But even as he was receiving awards, the military brass was processing his discharge—they had found out he was transgender.Yes to LGB, No to T: The Pentagon Still Has a Transgender Ban|Tim Mak|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As new processing methods are devised, Virginia will undoubtedly increase the development of such resources.
The textile industry in Virginia includes the spinning and processing of yarn and the weaving and finishing of material.
Nevertheless, the fisheries supply additional employment to processing and wholesale employees.
If desired, pumpkin or squash may first be cooked as if preparing it for use and then put into the jars for processing.
Then, as in canning vegetables and fruit, adjust the rubbers and covers and proceed with the processing.
British Dictionary definitions for process (1 of 2)
- a summons, writ, etc, commanding a person to appear in court
- the whole proceedings in an action at law
- to institute legal proceedings against
- to serve a process on
- to develop, rinse, fix, wash, and dry (exposed film, etc)
- to produce final prints or slides from (undeveloped film)