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    Definition of processing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLprocessingsPREpro-SUF-ing
    1. The action of the verb to process.
      1. Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. That’s because the lenses that are excellent at magnifying tiny subjects produce a narrow depth of field. A photo processing technique called focus stacking has changed that.
    2. The act of taking something through a set of prescribed procedures.
      1. The act of retrieving, storing, classifying, manipulating, transmitting etc. data, especially via computer techniques.
      2. Verb
        1. present participle of process.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • They commonly comprise peptides resulting from the processing of neuropeptide precursors like pro-enkephalin-A, to give active peptide B and enkelytin; many of which are phosphorylated.
            • Across the West, crops rotted for the second summer in a row this year because of a weekslong shutdown of visa processing for seasonal farm workers caused by State Department computer problems.
            • We chose the former, owing to familiarity with OBI procedures, thus ensuring rapid processing and the completion of nanopublications seamlessly consistent with the linkedISA RDF representation.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Participles
                    • Present participles
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              Meaning of processing for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "processing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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