n. 过程; 变化过程; 做事方法
v. 加工; 处理; 冲印; 审核; 列队行进
A process is a series of actions which are carried out in order to achieve a particular result.
There was total agreement to start the peace process as soon as possible...
They decided to spread the building process over three years...
A process is a series of things which happen naturally and result in a biological or chemical change.
It occurs in elderly men, apparently as part of the ageing process...
The regularity with which this occurs suggests that the process is genetically determined.
When raw materials or foods are processed, they are prepared in factories before they are used or sold.
...fish which are processed by freezing, canning or smoking...
The material will be processed into plastic pellets.
When people process information, they put it through a system or into a computer in order to deal with it.
...facilities to process the data, and the right to publish the results...
The information gathered by the telescopes will be processed by computers.
When people are processed by officials, their case is dealt with in stages and they pass from one stage of the process to the next.
Patients took more than two hours to be processed through the department.
If you are in the process of doing something, you have started to do it and are still doing it.
The administration is in the process of drawing up a peace plan...
Her novel is in the process of being turned into a television series.
If you are doing something and you do something else in the process, you do the second thing as part of doing the first thing.
He finished ahead of the Spaniard, and in the process picked up his first time trial win as a pro...
You have to let us struggle for ourselves, even if we must die in the process.
1. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result;
2. a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states;
3. (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents;
4. 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
5. a mental process that you are not directly aware of;
6. a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant;
1. deal with in a routine way;
2. subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition;
3. perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information;
4. institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against;
5. shape, form, or improve a material;
6. deliver a warrant or summons to someone;
7. march in a procession;
be in the process of doing something
in the process
in process of time
The process of adjustment to life in another country can be very difficult.
There's still one more step in the process.
They adopted a new process for making steel.
He consulted the workers to understand the technical process.
He invented a new process of dyeing.